Yordan Ascanio, PT, DPT, CERT. BFR, CERT. DN, FMS
Dr. Yordan Ascanio, PT, DPT, CERT. BFR, CERT. DN, FMS, is a Cuban native who completed a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Florida International University in Miami. He is the owner of Healthy Body Physical Therapy in Lake Norman, NC where they have spearheaded Blood Flow Restriction Training for rehab and performance. He is also owner of bfrtraining.co, a company focused on helping providers maximize their success with BFR training.
He works closely with physicians and surgeons in the area on the implementation of BFR for rehabilitation, whether surgical or non-surgical. Having logged many BFR training hours with patients and athletes, he seeks to help clients, trainers, coaches and clinicians on the significant impact this technology can have.
Dr. Yordan has been recognized by the United States Olympic Committee for working with athletes in preparation for the 2014 National Swimming Championships and the 2016 Olympic Games. He is also the physical therapist for Queens University Swimming, 2019 NCAA Champions.
Financial: Dr. Yordan Ascanio is the CEO of Healthy Body Physical Therapy, NC, and he has an employment relationship with Queens University. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dr. Yordan Ascanio has no relevant non-financial relationships.