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.
KeywordsKnee joint replacement, blood flow restriction, Older Adults, Restriction Exercise
Principal InvestigatorRene Przkora, MD
MD-ANEST-CHRONIC PAIN MED
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