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L.Laakso335

L.Laakso335

Member since: Dec 2017

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Hi Fiona. I have been observing to see if you’ve had a response and as there appears to be no-one wi...

Posted in E-stim with Mirena in situ 4 days ago

Dear Lo Chi Ngai, I am in full support. The ISEAPT sub-group of the WCPT is very concerned by this i...

Posted in A campaign for retaining electrophysical agents in physiotherapy training and practice. 1 month ago

Dear Reda, Are you proposing to use eStim for pain, or muscle weakness, or something else? Regards, ...

Posted in Can I use electrical stimulation for people with SMA (spinal muscle atrophy)? 1 month ago

Hi Michelle. I would not recommend using shockwave therapy (ESWT) in the region that you are thinkin...

Posted in Can we use Shockwave Therapy in breaking up goiter scar tissue? 2 months ago

Dear Jamie, I know what it's like when you can't find what you want. And the reality is that there a...

Posted in How effective is the use of TENS machines to treat hamstring injuries in comparison to other methods 3 months ago

Dear Jacqueline, There is some research that has been done re: TENS in the broader field of chemo-in...

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! 3 months ago

Hi Jamie. In addition to earlier comments, please also note that TENS as a ‘word’ has different mean...

Posted in How effective is the use of TENS machines to treat hamstring injuries in comparison to other methods 3 months ago

Hi Rentia. I agree with Justine that judicious massage and laser photobiomodulation is worth conside...

Posted in Ultrasound and Pulsed Shortwave Diathermy Treatment anterior neck. 5 months ago

I agree. An important question nevertheless, in a time when risk is being considered almost as highl...

Posted in Wriiten consent for ESWT? 6 months ago

Hi Myriam. Yes, it’s contentious and the response will depend on who you talk to and what evidence t...

Posted in use of cold in acute injuries 7 months ago