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Dr Ethne Nussbaum

Dr Ethne Nussbaum

Member since: Oct 2016

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Hi Anne. This sounds like a difficult case. Is your present goal to decrease your patient's pain or ...

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A most unfortunate injury. Good results can be expected when there are early signs of recovery. You ...

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Dear Doreen The current settings you are using may be the problem. Generally, we refer to TENS when ...

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Hi Myriam, I have conducted traditional strength duration curve testing on many patients with periph...

Posted in Electrostimulation denervated muscle 6 months ago

Hello Fiona. I understand that you have 2 options for electrically activating muscle 1. Conventional...

Posted in FES and peroneal nerve damage 8 months ago

Setting aside the concern of stimulating cell growth, there is also doubt that a portable stimulator...

Posted in Are schwannomas contraindications for electrostimulation? 9 months ago

Dear Fasuba, I am not sure why your client is developing increased tone in the forearm and whether t...

Posted in NMES for Chronic Hemiplegic Shoulder Subluxation 11 months ago

Hello Carol. Certainly I think that settings depend on the individual client, BMI particularly. But ...

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Hello Helen. I absolutely agree with the comments by Profs. Laakso & Liebano. Here is my approach to...

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All the facts pointed out by Liisa are important reminders for clinical practice. I agree with her f...

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