Matt is the Clinic Director of AzOPT Prescott. Matt received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Bachelors of Health Science from the University of Missouri. In his spare time, he enjoys spending it in the mountains – biking, hiking, running and skiing. Clinically, Matt has a passion for working with all types of athletes, especially runners. He has spent time treating in a variety of settings, such as home health, outpatient, inpatient rehab, and an industrial/ergonomic clinical.
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Increasing Strength Through Blood Flow Restriction

Increasing Strength Through the Use of Blood Flow Restriction By Matt Flanigan, DPT, Cert BFR AZOPT Goodyear Doctor of Physical Therapy What is Blood Flow Restriction? In a rehabilitation or exercise setting, blood flow restriction (BFR) can be very useful to improve strength and increase muscle mass. Essentially, we use a specialized blood pressure cuff…

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