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Prof Richard Liebano

Prof Richard Liebano

Member since: Jan 2017

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Hi LeeAnn. Prof David Draper has performed some studies on thermal effects of US in muscle tissue. W...

Posted in Use of ultrasound for QL strain 1 month ago

Hi Anna, I have never seen this using such low intensity. The periosteum is probably very sensitized...

Posted in Hypersensitivity to pulsed ultrasound over the greater trochanter 1 month ago

Dear Sabrina, The modalities you have cited are safe to be applied by a pregnant therapist. Modaliti...

Posted in Electrophysical tx as a pregnant therapist - Contraindications? 2 months ago

Electrophysical agents are not contraindicated for patients with Baker's cyst.

Posted in Baker's Cyst and Electrotherapy 2 months ago

Dear Maria. I would not reccommend ES for him. It's uncomfortable and a more global intervention wo...

Posted in Would you recommend electrical nerve stimulation on a 14 month old who has low muscle tone? 3 months ago

Patrick I think that a Galvanic/Faradic test would save even more time. If the patient has a muscle ...

Posted in S/D curve 4 months ago

I agree with Tim. You are delivering mechanical waves to your patients. The most common shockwave un...

Posted in Delivering shockwave when pregnant 4 months ago

Hi Elen, The suggested doses are currently in Energy (J) and not Energy Density (J/cm2) anymore beca...

Posted in Laser dosages, minimum and maximum 5 months ago

My guess is the presence of metallic compounds found in tattoo pigments that could change the skin ...

Posted in Interferential current caused burn over tattoo 6 months ago

Hello Grainne Donnelly! Considering that electrical currents used for e-stim are currently non-polar...

Posted in Electrical stimulation via vaginal probe with patients who have an IUD insitu 8 months ago