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Prof Alison Hoens

Prof Alison Hoens

Member since: Mar 2017

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Hello Paul Great idea to reach out to the international PT community for further insight/direction. ...

Posted in Does using electrical stimulation (i.e. TENS, or NMES) promote recovery, reduce pain, or improve functional mobility in post-operative hip fracture patients? 2 months ago

Hello Fiona I support the comments offered by my colleagues and offer one additional comment - clini...

Posted in FES and peroneal nerve damage 2 months ago

Hi Jamie, I would like to provide a helpful response to your request but require further detail fro...

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

Good afternoon A colleague of mine, Dr Joseph Anthony at the University of British Columbia, shared ...

Posted in laser frequencies 4 months ago

Good morning. Yes, this is a 'hot' topic. I was interviewed recently with a number of colleagues reg...

Posted in use of cold in acute injuries 7 months ago

Good morning. Yes, this is a 'hot' topic. I was interviewed recently with a number of colleagues reg...

Posted in use of cold in acute injuries 7 months ago

I concur with the discussion regarding the need to lengthen treatment time from 4 minutes if the des...

Posted in Use of ultrasound for QL strain 7 months ago

I am uncertain as to what you mean by 'heart condition' e.g. uncontrolled BP or arrhythmia or pacema...

Posted in Heart disease contraindication TENS/EMS 8 months ago

In order to help guide selection of intervention, I am curious as to the possible cause of the Baker...

Posted in Baker's Cyst and Electrotherapy 8 months ago

Hello Monika Polarity is most relevant when using HVPC for wound healing (in order to attract or rep...

Posted in Please advise if I'm using high voltage currents for pain and swelling relief (acute episode), is there a polarity to be set- and how to choose it as well as choice of HVPC over interferrential for the same effect . 10 months ago