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Prof Tim Watson

Prof Tim Watson

Member since: Oct 2016

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Viktor. Thank you for your query - interesting one that I actually get asked quite a few times. Ther...

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Tanya There have been several papers over the last few years which have either had this as their mai...

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Orly. As Cliff says, it is fine to use shockwave in these muscle regions up and around the shoulder ...

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Simon. Cliff beat me to to it! I would concur with his comments and they would be in agreement with ...

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Patrick. There was a BIG discussion on this forum a while back about using Interferential (or other ...

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So far as I am aware, HIV is not specifically identified in any publication as being a known contrai...

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In agreement with Cliff - the most obvious modalities that would potentially cause a problem are tho...

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Not sure what else I can usefully add. There remains considerable controversy re the stimulation of ...

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I see your point. Most of the published work in this application does use a TENS device and is aimin...

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Hi. I have replied to another question on this topic - but your emphasis is a bit different to their...

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