Can You Really Get Proximal Changes

08 April 2019

One of the most common questions we get is, “What is the effect of BFR on the proximal muscles such as the shoulder and hip?” In today’s podcast, we discuss the theories behind BFR treatment and proximal changes as well as the results seen in the literature. Check out the full podcast to listen to our discussion about proximal muscles and blood flow restriction therapy here.


Proximal, Distal, and Contralateral Effects of Blood Flow Restriction Training on the Lower Extremities: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Cross-Transfer Effects of Resistance Training with Blood Flow Restriction…

Lower body blood flow restriction training may induce remote muscle strength adaptations in an active unrestricted arm…

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