Experimental: Ischemic Conditioning – High
During each testing session, the investigators will be measuring how one treatment of ischemic conditioning effects leg blood flow and muscle function. One day participants will receive a high cuff inflation pressure on the leg, called ischemic conditioning – high (225 mmHg).
Device: Ischemic Conditioning
The cuff will be placed around the proximal, paretic thigh (or dominant thigh for controls) and inflated for 5 minutes in a supine or semi-reclined position, then released for a 5-minute recovery period. Five cycles of inflation and recovery will be performed (45 minutes total).These inflations will be done using a cuff similar to what is used for taking blood pressure.
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