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Prof Tim Watson

Prof Tim Watson

Member since: Oct 2016

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This is not something that I have used BUT I have 25+ papers on the use of shockwave for muscle spas...

Posted in What are the risks of using shockwave therapy on children. 2 weeks ago

Like Prof Laakso, I would agree that whilst there is no specific contraindication listed for scar ti...

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

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy produced a set of guidelines in the UK (2006) and there was a...

Posted in Ultrasound 3 weeks ago

This has come up in discussion previously (

Posted in Is shockwave therapy safe during pregnancy 4 weeks ago

There was a recent paper (Tonezzer, T., et al. (2017). "Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve s...

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! 1 month ago

Nothing specific BUT it depends on where it is that you want to be applying the TENS? Metal in the t...

Posted in Mitral valve replace ENT and tens for knee 1 month ago

A history of atrial fibrillation (AF) would not constitute a contraindication. If the AF is present ...

Posted in Hi, Are there contra indications for use of TENS on low back pain with a history of Atrial Fibrillation? 2 months ago

Timberly. Thank you for submitting your query. I can see nothing in the contraindication literature ...

Posted in What is the current research on the use of EPAs, specifically Ultrasound and Laser, on someone with epilepsy? 2 months ago

Patrick.Thank you for raising this issue. The same thing has been claimed for the Class 3 lasers tha...

Posted in laser frequencies 2 months ago

Orly. Agree with Cliff. Never seen it listed on any contraindication documents that I have found for...

Posted in is it possible to use shockwave therapy on the hip if the woman use estrogen sticker? 3 months ago