#139: Blood Flow Restriction Therapy and strength training “hacks”

Released Friday, 5th April 2019
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Today we bring you Episode 139 of The BibRave Podcast - featuring a conversation with Dr. Brian Briggs about the increasing popularity of Blood Flow Restriction Therapy. This week’s episode is brought to you by The DC Wonder Woman Run Series. Use the code “BIBRAVE10” and save $10 on any of their nationwide Wonder Woman running events.

This week, Tim and Jess dive deep into Blood Flow Restriction Therapy - what is it, when to use it, what are the benefits, and what are the risks. There is a ton of nuance in the method, and Dr. Brian specifically dives into uses for the technology including injury rehab and supplemental training. They also explore what’s wrong with the current world of sports medicine, and the opportunities for sports doctors, physical therapists, and strength trainers to be more connected in a holistic view of patient &athlete health.

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For those digging the sweet ukulele intro music, that comes to us from the talented musician and running coach, Matt Flaherty. Check out his site for more audio goodness!   
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