Personalized Blood Flow Restriction

Los Angeles, California
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Personalized Blood Flow Restriction
Saturday, July 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)

USC Health Sciences Campus
1540 Alcazar Street
Los Angeles, California 90033
United States

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Course Description: 

Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (PBFR) is a paradigm shifting intervention for the rehabilitation professional with over 160 peer-reviewed articles in the scientific literature. By applying a tourniquet briefly and intermittently to an exercising limb you can induce significant and substantial strength, hypertrophy and endurance changes while using a very light load. 
More course information can be found by clicking on the course schedule tab. 


Johnny Owens, MPT 
Kyle Kimbrell, PT, MPT, CSCS 

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of course participants will be able to: 

  • Translate the physiology behind mechanical tension compared to metabolic accumulation training and the downstream effects. 
  • Manipulate blood flow restriction protocols to create a local or systemic response within the soft tissue 
  • Differentiate limb occlusion pressures objectively for each individual athlete/patient. 
  • Translate appropriate tourniquet safety measures to the outpatient/training room setting. 
  • Recommend and implement a rehabilitation blood flow restriction protocol for patients after injury or surgery.

Intended Audience:
Licensed Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Medical Doctors, and Occupational Therapists. 

To register for the course please click here the link below

Registration Fees:
Individual Registration: $650

.85 CEU's (8.5 contact hours)

Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistants - California: USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy has approved this course for 8.5 continuing competency hours.
Owens Recovery Science is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.

Owens Recovery Science is a (BOC AP#: P8865) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 8.5 EPB CEU's. Athletic Trainers 
should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.


Contact Information

  • Phone: 323-442-3156

Payment Instructions

  • Please make checks payable to "USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy" and mail attention to:

    Barbara Roddy 
    USC PT Continuing Education Programs
    1540 Alcazar St. CHP 155
    Los Angeles, CA 90033

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