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Prof Tim Watson

Prof Tim Watson

Member since: Oct 2016

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When we looked at the available evidence several years ago for the UK (CSP) Guidance (2006) we could...

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As I understand it from ultrasound engineers, the more 'scratched' the ultrasound applicator face, t...

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thinking about this one again last night. I know that there have been some studies on the effect of ...

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plenty of people have joined in on this one so I'll not replicate the evidence that they have presen...

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There was a recent paper (which I put out on the Twitter feed) in which laser was employed post op t...

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By way of confirming other comments in this discussion, Ultrasound in pulsed mode is not contraindic...

Posted in Modalities to stimulate bone growth 2 months ago

Terry. Thanks for raising this one. As others have mentioned, a lot of the contraindication literatu...

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Found this paper (De Marchi, T., et al. (2017). "Phototherapy for Improvement of Performance and Exe...

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Anne-Marie. Agree with Cliff in that the current opinions would say that oral hydrocortisone does no...

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