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Prof Tim Watson

Prof Tim Watson

Member since: Oct 2016

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My sincere apologies to any of you who have been bombed by mass postings on this forum. I have manag...

Posted in Apologies for Mass Spam Posts 3 weeks ago

TENS should be absolutely fine - so long as there is nothing electrical implanted - there will be no...

Posted in Is it safe to use e-stim 1 month ago

Ron. This is a 'popular' topic in my e mail inbox! Yes, we use TENS in cancer pain - in palliative c...

Posted in TENS and Metastases 1 month ago

Ben. I was going to send you pretty much the same ref list - but got beaten to it. There are MANY ar...

Posted in Shockwave for Stress Fracture Management 1 month ago

Charlotte. We have just been through all the CI's for all modalities for the updated chapter in the ...

Posted in Can you use TENS on someone with a cochlear implant? 1 month ago

Mahesh. Thank you for your post. I know a (small) bit about VitalStim system, but have not used it c...

Posted in How to use vitalstim with tracheostomy patient 2 months ago

Carl. Agree with Cliff - the effect(s) of shockwave are certainly proinflammatory (as opposed to ant...

Posted in Anti-Inflammatory Usage 2 months ago

Agree with Cliff. If no signs of recurrence, then the treatment is not contraindicated. Many therapi...

Posted in PEMFT treatment post malignant growth 2 months ago

Kirsty. If I had a choice I would go for a low dose approach and if possible go for a 1 x daily trea...

Posted in Frequency of LLLT application 2 months ago

Matt. Agree with Sandy - certainly on the 'both sides' issue. Much of the research is only done on t...

Posted in NMES on just the affected side? 3 months ago