Blood Flow Restriction Exercise for Older Adults Undergoing Knee Replacement Surgery


This pilot study will investigate the effects of blood flow restriction (BFR) exercise for up to 4 -6 weeks prior TKA surgery in older patients to determine if this type of exercise is feasible in the preoperative period and if BFR exercise will improve functional, physiological, and molecular outcomes when compared to patients without exercise.


Knee joint replacement, blood flow restriction, Older Adults, Restriction Exercise

Principal Investigator

Rene Przkora, MD



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