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Dr Ethne Nussbaum

Dr Ethne Nussbaum

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Interesting question. 40 years ago, pulsed shortwave therapy (SWT) was commonly applied across the c...

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The thesis is that you would be electrically stimulating (ES) contraction via the muscle fibre, not...

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Hi Antoine, Your interesting observations point to the need for more rigorous research in this area....

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Hi Zoe. If I am reading your question correctly, I believe that you have provided most the parameter...

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I hope that you found your mother-in-law with some improvement. I have had moderate success using TE...

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Hi Anne. This sounds like a difficult case. Is your present goal to decrease your patient's pain or ...

Posted in Low level laser dosage for deep tissue injury 2 years ago

A most unfortunate injury. Good results can be expected when there are early signs of recovery. You ...

Posted in Whats the best current to use for a obstetric brachial plexus palsy (C5,C^6, C7 and T1), now he has 3 moths (2 in therapy) but non quirugical treatment yet. One option to try to get more better results on d enervate muscles 2 years ago

Dear Doreen The current settings you are using may be the problem. Generally, we refer to TENS when ...

Posted in Can TENS Therapy identify damaged Peroneal nerve 2 years ago

Hi Myriam, I have conducted traditional strength duration curve testing on many patients with periph...

Posted in Electrostimulation denervated muscle 2 years ago

Hello Fiona. I understand that you have 2 options for electrically activating muscle 1. Conventional...

Posted in FES and peroneal nerve damage 2 years ago