Blood Flow Restriction in Rehab using B Strong Powered by HawkGrips - Recorded $0.00

Blood Flow Restriction in Rehab using B Strong Powered by HawkGrips - Recorded

Blood Flow Restriction in Rehab using B Strong Powered by HawkGrips - Recorded


Blood Flow Restriction ("BFR") has become an increasingly popular treatment option in the rehab setting. This webinar will demonstrate how BFR can be used to enhance patient outcomes via a safe, natural and physiological manipulation of the body’s circulatory system to produce quick and significant results. Patients will get the same results as they would as in a traditional rehab session, but at a lower intensity and in less time using BFR. The webinar will also demonstrate why B Strong powered by HawkGrips is the safest BFR system on the market (cannot full occlude) making it a must have in every clinic.

Learning objectives:

  • Provide a brief overview of the history of Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Review indications and contraindications for BFR
  • Review the science and evidence supporting the use of BFR
  • Discuss the use of BFR technology in rehab
  • Provide description for and available protocols for use

Date Recorded:

October 29th, 2019


Ken Johnson, PT

Dr. Andrea N. Lasner, PT, DPT, PMA-CPT

About the Instructor:

Johnson Ken

Ken is the director of rehabilitation therapy services outreach for The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. His career path to clinical leadership at one of the nation’s leading academic medical institutions began 20 years ago after he graduated from the University of Buffalo. Ken is the also the administrator of the Johns Hopkins Hospital/George Washington University Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency and guest lecturer for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Ken was the director of clinical integration for BTE Technologies, director of rehabilitation for Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation, and a corporate physical therapist for Rehabworks, Inc. During this time of clinical practice, biomedical engineering, and management, he became interested in tools and technologies that improved the quality of life for therapists and patients.

Ken has taught a variety of courses on physical therapy practice in 20 countries ranging from North America to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He has served the American Physical Therapy Association as a Foundation for Physical Therapy Scientific Advisory Council Member, Foundation Fundraising Committee Member, and the Section on Research Membership Chair. He also sits on the Board of Directors for V-Linc, a non-profit organization providing innovative technology solutions and training that assist individuals with special needs in their home, community and workplace.

Lasner Andrea Headshot

Dr. Lasner is a clinical specialist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She treats Orthopedic diagnoses with a special interest in performing arts medicine with a Pilates-based approach. Prior to receiving her graduate degree from the University of Hartford she trained and danced with Boston Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and New Jersey Ballet professionally. She has developed the dance medicine program at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, as she is the director of the Performing Arts Rehabilitation Program and the JHH Performing Arts Fellowship Program. She is also adjunct faculty at Towson University in the dance department. Teaching coursework to collegiate undergraduates and coordinates in collaboration with Hopkins for preventive dance screens yearly to all dance majors with the innovative DanceFIT screening tool.

She has completed extensive education and training leading her to being a certified instructor through Polestar® Pilates and the Pilates Method Alliance with comprehensive emphasis in rehabilitation. Dr. Lasner has taught a variety of courses and presented dance medicine research on a national and international level at the American Physical Therapy Association, Performing Arts Medicine Association, CORP de Ballet International and International Association for Dance Medicine & Science annual conferences. She also sits on the Board Committee for the APTA Performing Arts Special Interest Group.