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Prof Tim Watson

Prof Tim Watson

Member since: Oct 2016

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

Posted in Tattoo and therapeutic ultrasound 2 months ago

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...

Posted in What are the risks of an Esthetician who wears hearing devices during electrotherapy? 3 months ago

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

Posted in what device we can use to excite a muscle with no functioning nerve? 3 months ago

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

Posted in Is Tens the same as NMES? 5 months ago

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

Posted in capacitive resistive monopolar radiofrequency: different frequencies? 5 months ago

Aviv. Also sorry for the delay in responding to this question. I have been involved in Lab and Clini...

Posted in Hello, has anyone have clinical experience with TECAR therapy? how evidece based is it? thank you 5 months ago

Fiona. Sorry for the delay in joining in with this conversation. This is a question that I get asked...

Posted in E-stim with Mirena in situ 5 months ago

Sally. I have also checked my database as I did not recall any publication about the use of shockwav...

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Derek. The use of various 'modalities' over active growth plates (like ultrasound, laser, shortwave ...

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