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Prof Tim Watson

Prof Tim Watson

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There was a recent paper (Tonezzer, T., et al. (2017). "Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve s...

Posted in I am wondering what the evidence is for effectiveness or if anyone has any experience with using TENS to treat a client with severe chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy? Thanks! 5 days ago

Nothing specific BUT it depends on where it is that you want to be applying the TENS? Metal in the t...

Posted in Mitral valve replace ENT and tens for knee 2 weeks ago

A history of atrial fibrillation (AF) would not constitute a contraindication. If the AF is present ...

Posted in Hi, Are there contra indications for use of TENS on low back pain with a history of Atrial Fibrillation? 1 month ago

Timberly. Thank you for submitting your query. I can see nothing in the contraindication literature ...

Posted in What is the current research on the use of EPAs, specifically Ultrasound and Laser, on someone with epilepsy? 1 month ago

Patrick.Thank you for raising this issue. The same thing has been claimed for the Class 3 lasers tha...

Posted in laser frequencies 1 month ago

Orly. Agree with Cliff. Never seen it listed on any contraindication documents that I have found for...

Posted in is it possible to use shockwave therapy on the hip if the woman use estrogen sticker? 2 months ago

Rentia. Thank you for your query. Whilst some modalities - especially those in the Electrical Stim g...

Posted in Ultrasound and Pulsed Shortwave Diathermy Treatment anterior neck. 2 months ago

just did a quick check and certainly found a stim at under 50 ouns (inc VAT). Ignore all the pre set...

Posted in Hi, this is quite a basic question as I'm fairly new to electrotherapy and is regarding pulse width/length on an NMES machine 3 months ago

As cliff has said, I am not aware that it is 'essential' in any way to use a sonographic / US scan b...

Posted in What are the current recommendations regarding ESWT and the need to Ultrasound scan to confirm the diagnosis, pre treatment? 3 months ago

The literature on shockwave and linked with 'rupture' is primarily concerned (a) with focused energy...

Posted in Wriiten consent for ESWT? 3 months ago