Blood Flow Restriction Training
An updated approach to rehab protocols & exercise selection to optimize outcomes
Saturday July 22nd, 2023
8:00AM – 11:00AM (Central)
Live In-Person Workshop
Uncommon Physical Therapy LLC
7350 Cahaba Valley Road, Suite 104
Birmingham, AL 35242
This course will provide a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to the understanding and
implementation of blood flow restriction training for various musculoskeletal conditions in both
a didactic and practical fashion.
At the end of this 3-contact hour course, the participant will be able to:
- Synthesize and apply evidence related to blood flow restriction training with regards to safety and effective implementation in the management of various musculoskeletal conditions.
- Evaluate the importance of various clinical and contextual factors in decision-making for the clinical utilization of blood flow restriction training as a treatment option.
- Understand current best practices related to blood flow restriction training programs, parameters, and exercise selection to optimize recovery for various injuries and conditions.
-Historical perspectives and emerging trends regarding blood flow restriction training and its
utilization in both the sports medicine and orthopedic fields
-Comprehensive overview of clinical examination to determine appropriate cohorts, effective
protocols, and optimal exercise selection in conjunction with blood flow restriction training
-Live demonstration and guided practice using blood flow
Audience: Licensed Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Physical Therapy Students
*Light breakfast & refreshments will be provided
**Lab/Workout Attire recommended
How to Register: Visit UncommonPT.com or go to our social media handles @uncommonpt.
Nate Bower PT, DPT, SCS is the founder and sole physical therapist at Uncommon Physical Therapy LLC located in Birmingham, Alabama. He is residency-trained, and board-certified in sports physical therapy, with special interests in prevention, performance, and recovery as it relates to the promotion of a healthy and active lifestyle.
Nate has practiced in the Birmingham area for over a decade. He earned his doctorate at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, completed a Sports Physical Therapy Residency at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and shortly after obtained his board-certification as a Sports Clinical Specialist.
For the better part of his career, Nate was a part of the team at Champion Sports Medicine, and through that experience was fortunate to have developed many meaningful relationships with world-renowned physical therapists, physicians and athletic trainers. He has worked with athletes at all levels, has aided in the development of continuing education courses for staff, has implemented special interest programs for running-related injuries and ACL injuries in the community, and has served as Team Specialist for Samford University.
In his current role, he is the owner of Uncommon Physical Therapy LLC, and was just recently named the Sports Medicine Director of the Briarwood Soccer Club. He remains active in academics, serving as both a lecturer and lab assistant in the UAB DPT Program, and is currently involved in clinical research within the UAB health system.