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Blood Flow Restriction (BFR):
Blood flow restriction therapy (BFRT), also known as occlusion training, is a technique used in physical therapy and rehabilitation to enhance muscle strength and endurance. It involves applying a type of tourniquet or cuff to the top of a limb (typically the upper arm or upper leg) to partially restrict blood flow to the working muscle during low-resistance exercise. This creates a "metabolic stress" response in the muscle, leading to increased protein synthesis, growth hormone production, and activation of muscle stem cells. BFRT has been shown to be effective in improving muscle strength and endurance in various patient populations, including athletes, older adults, and individuals with musculoskeletal injuries.

Myofascial Decompression/ Cupping:

Cupping or myofascial decompression therapy is a type of alternative therapy in which special cups are placed on the skin to create suction. The suction is created by using a pump to create a vacuum. The cups are typically left in place for a few minutes, and the suction is said to help increase blood flow, relieve muscle tension, and promote healing. 

Normatec Compression:

Normatec compression therapy is a type of treatment that utilizes dynamic compression to improve circulation and reduce inflammation in the limbs, typically the legs. It involves the use of specialized inflatable sleeves that are wrapped around the affected area and fill with air to create a pulsating compression effect, working to move blood and lymphatic fluid through the circulatory system.

Cervical Traction:

 Cervical traction is a type of therapy that involves stretching the neck to relieve pressure on the spinal disks and alleviate pain in the neck, shoulders, and back. It is usually done with the help of a traction device that gently stretches the neck, creating space between the vertebrae and allowing for more blood flow and nutrient-rich fluids to enter the affected areas. Cervical traction can be done manually by a physical therapist or with the use of a mechanical device at home. It may be recommended for conditions such as herniated discs, pinched nerves, arthritis, and neck injuries.

Lumbar Traction:

Lumbar traction is a therapeutic technique used to treat certain conditions affecting the lower back, such as herniated discs, sciatica, or degenerative disc disease. The technique involves applying a pulling force to the lumbar spine, which can help to open up the space between the spinal vertebrae, relieve pressure on the spinal discs, and reduce nerve compression. Additionally, lumbar traction can also help to improve blood flow, reduce muscle tension, and promote healing of damaged tissues in the lower back. It may be used as part of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes other therapies such as exercise, physical therapy and pain management.

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