Nicholas Rolnick
PT, DPT, MS, CSCS, Co-Owner & Clinical Instructor The BFR PROS


Nick Rolnick, AKA The Human Performance Mechanic, is a world class Physical Therapist & Performance Enhancement Specialist and is quickly establishing a reputation as a leading international authority in Blood Flow Restriction.

He has had an interest in sports and performance from his days as captain of his college baseball team at Franklin & Marshall, where he achieved all-conference honors, to his more recent pursuits as a men’s physique competitor.
Since graduating with an M.S. in Health Promotion Management from American University, Nick realized his love for fitness with his passion to help others by earning a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Columbia University with honors.
Nick teaches Kinesiology I & II in the MS Applied Exercise Science Program at Concordia University, Chicago and undergraduate Kinesiology at Lehmann College, Bronx NY.

He helped found THE BFR PROS to further his mission of helping people get back to the activities they love as quickly as possible and experiencing the joy of pain-free movement™ through evidence-based therapies like BFR-Blood Flow Restriction.

Nick teaches BFR Workshops across Europe including, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy & soon to be Iceland in early 2020. The demand for his expertise as a Speaker in BFR (Blood Flow Restriction) continues to grow in places such as London (Nov 28 & 29, 2019), Paris (Jan – 2020) and The NSCA 2020 National Conference in Las Vegas (July 2020).

Courses held by this instructor