MechanoTherapy_Step Your Way to Pain-Free Knees



Rachel Cohen-Hebert received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Since becoming a physical therapist Rachel has developed 2 areas of specialization. In 2016 she passed the board exam to become an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (Musculoskeletal

First off, let me say that when patients are screened properly, Bloodflow Restriction Therapy (BFR) is extremely safe and has been endorsed by some of the world’s leading researchers on hemodynamics. Sometimes the name scares people but this system is being used by professional sports teams and militaries allovertheworld.OurBFRunithasaDopplerultrasound in itthat calculates how much pressure is needed to completely occlude blood flow to the leg. Based off of that individualized pressure, a percentage ischosenbasedon theexercisesbeingused.Thecuff thentightensandoccludesacertainamountofbloodflowtotheleg. Whywouldyouwanttodothat?!Well,restrictingbloodflowallows theworkingmuscles tobuildup lactateandhydrogen ionsduring light exercise that more closely resembles a very heavy workout withouttheadverse joint loads.Theseprocessesactasasignalto thebrain tostrengthenthatmuscle,andresearch isshowingthat it’s extremely effective. A review of 19 studies showed that adding BFR to a low-load strengthening program significantly improved muscle strength and size in participants. If you have chronic knee pain, you likely have quad weakness and BFR is a way to get that strength back without injuring the joint. Call us at (503) 567-5771 to schedule an evaluation!

Condition) and also has advanced training in Vestibular Physical Therapy (dizziness, vertigo, concussion, etc.). Rachel has extensive experience in treating vestibular disorders and concussion (approximately 50% caseload over the last few years) and also presented a case study at the International Vestibular Conference in Chicago, Illinois in 2018. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University Denver, CO • BoardCertifiedSpecialist inOrthopedicPhysicalTherapy • Certified in Personalized Blood Flow Restriction through Owens Recovery Science • EducationfocusinVestibularandConcussionRehabilitation To request an appointment with Rachel, call us today at (503) 567-5771.

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OUR SPECIALTIES We provide 1-on-1 treatments specific to your condition! • Manual Therapy • Soft Tissue Mobilization • Blood Flow Restriction Training • Joint Mobilization • Nerve Flossing/ Neurodynamic Mobilization • Strength and Conditioning Don’t let your pain hold you back. Call us today at (503) 567-5771 or visit our website at

� Moving without pain � Bending &moving freely � Balancing confidently & securely

� Sitting for long periods � Walking for long distances � Living active & healthy

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