Improve Your Clinical Tool Box with Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training

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Lesson Plan

Improve your clinical toolbox with an evidence-based framework for blood flow restriction (BFR) training in the rehabilitation setting. Blood flow restriction training is a safe and effective technique that allows your patients and clients to achieve the same physiological adaptations associated with high intensity strength training, without the joint or tissue stress!

Objectives:

  • Review exercise physiology principles of strength training
  • Discuss safety and efficacy of BFR
  • Recall application of BFR tourniquets
  • Define patient’s limb occlusion pressure (LOP) using Ultrasound
  • List BFR training methods and proposed protocols for post-op ACL patients

Course Access:
On Demand – the course is available for 1 year.
Subscription – the course is available as long as you have the account.
You can start and stop the course at any time.

Target Audience: Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapy, Doctor of Chiropractic, Occupational Therapy

Continuing Education available for: Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapy, Doctor of Chiropractic, Occupational Therapy
Prerequisite: None
Instructional Level: Intermediate

Disclosure: Financial – No relevant information to disclose
Content disclosure: This course does not focus on any product or service.

A brief review of exercise physiology principles of strength training (10 min)
Safety and efficacy of BFR or the patient and clinician (10 min)
Application of blood flow restriction tourniquets (10 min)
Discussion on determining a patient’s limb occlusion pressure (LOP) using Doppler Ultrasound (15 min)
Blood flow restriction training methods and proposed protocol for post-op ACL patient (15 min)

Continuing Education regulations may change. Please verify information with your licensure board.

Athletic Trainers: WebExercises is an approved provider for the BOC, provider P10199. This course is approved in all states for Athletic Trainers. WebExercises is approved in Florida and Arizona and attendance will be filed with CE Broker.
Topic: Intermediate

Physical Therapy Approval for this course:
This course has been approved by the Arkansas Board of Physical Therapy. The course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education or is approved by virtue of approval by the Arkansas Physical Therapy board.
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (Category 2) Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire,  North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Doctor of Chiropractic course approval:
(see approval information below)
Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia (approval 2021-692 Exercise/Rehab), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (board reviewed and approved), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.

PACE approval: ID # 9722 –1 hour
WebExercises is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. PACE (Providers of Approved Continuing Education) is a Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB) organization. Approved providers offer the highest standards of education and abide by guidelines and standards outlined by PACE to maintain approval status. Courses need to be listed with PACE and receive an approval number. PACE approved providers are accepted by the following Chiropractic State Boards:  Alaska, Connecticut, DC,  Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.

CCE accredited Chiropractic College:
WebExercises is sponsored by a CCE accredited Chiropractic College, Cleveland University-Kansas City. This course meets the appropriate standards for continuing education and qualifies for 1 CEUs (hour) in the following states:
Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan.

Occupational Therapy:
Course abides by regulatory guidelines of your board for continuing education. Please review your board guidelines before taking a course for CE credit to make sure the course is germane to your profession and fulfills requirements.
Arkansas, Idaho, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska,  North Dakota, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin.

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Course Instructor

Kyle Coffey, DPT Kyle Coffey, DPT

Dr. Kyle Coffey is a physical therapist, exercise physiologist, faculty member, and clinical educator, who is passionate about increasing knowledge of movement, health, and wellness with patients and clinicians. Driven by research and experience, his ultimate goal is to get every person he works with to become resilient in their life or sport. In addition to owning his own clinic and education company, Motus Physical Therapy and Performance, Dr. Coffey is a full-time lecturer and Exercise Physiology Program Director and Lab Coordinator at his alma mater, the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where he teaches Exercise Physiology and Foundations of Strength and Conditioning. Dr. Coffey is also the Massachusetts State Representative for the New England American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM). His research interests include the role of physical activity in memory, cognition, and academic achievement particularly in the elementary through high school population.

Improve Your Clinical Tool Box with Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training