Quadriceps strengthening with and without blood flow restriction in the treatment of patellofemoral pain: a double-blind randomised trial

A team from the La Trobe SEM Department, headed by Lachlan Giles, performed a double blind RCT looked into the effect of quadriceps strengthening with and without blood flow restriction in the treatment of patellofemoral pain. This was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) 12th May 2017. Click the blog title to access the paper.

 

Check out Lachlan talking about his research project in the video below;

What are the findings?

How might it impact on clinical practice on the future?