Owens Recovery Science Podcast: BFR in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis

In this episode of the Owens Recovery Science podcast Johnny and Kyle chat with Mark Mañago, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS. Mark is an Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Dr. Mañago is a dedicated researcher, focused on advancing clinical research in the field of rehabilitation in people with multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions by investigating clinically feasible targeted exercise interventions to improve participation. This year, he was awarded a K-12 award through the Comprehensive Opportunities in Rehabilitation Research Training (CORRT) program and recently received a pilot award from the Consortium of MS Centers to study the feasibility of BFR in people with MS. Check out the full podcast here

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Papers referenced on this podcast:
Camara-Lemarroy, C., Metz, L., Smith, E., Dunn, J., & Yong, V. W. (2018). Expanding the Potential Therapeutic Options for Remote Ischemic Preconditioning: Use in Multiple Sclerosis. Frontiers in Neurology, 9, 475.

Chotiyarnwong, C., Nair, K., Angelini, L., Buckley, E., Mazza, C., Heyes, D., Ramiz, R., Baster, K., Ismail, A., Das, J., Ali, A., Lindert, R., Sharrack, B., Price, S., & Paling, D. (2020). Effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning on walking in people with multiple sclerosis: double-blind randomised controlled trial. BMJ Neurology Open, 2(1), e000022.

Darvishi, M., Rafiei, M., Kelardeh, B. M., & Keshavarz, S. (n.d.). Effect of Aerobic Training with Blood Flow Restricting on Static Balance, Lower Extremity Strength, and Thigh Hypertrophy in Females with Multiple Sclerosis.

Lamberti, N., Straudi, S., Donadi, M., Tanaka, H., Basaglia, N., & Manfredini, F. (2020). Effectiveness of blood flow-restricted slow walking on mobility in severe multiple sclerosis: a pilot randomized trial. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. doi.org/10.1111/sms.13764

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