Document Type: LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, “Cruz Roja San José y Santa Adela” Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, “La Paz” University Hospital-IdiPaz, Madrid, Spain
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, “La Paz” University Hospital-IdiPaz, Madrid, Spain
It is necessary to have a greater understanding of COVID-19, and studies with an adequate design must be performed to be able to make treatment and rehabilitation recommendations with a sufficient degree of evidence. However, for patients discharged from the hospital who have been cured of the infection and who have significant functional impairment, Blood flow restriction (BFR) strengthening might be an effective option to aid the strengthening and functional recovery process.