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The International Society for Electrophysical Agents in Physical Therapy (ISEAPT) is a formal subgroup of the World Congress Physical Therapy (WCPT) and is the leading International organisation concerned primarily with Electro Physical Agents

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The Electro Physical Agents and Diagnostic Ultrasound (EPADU) group is a Professional Networks of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy based in the UK.

Electrotherapy Update (Worcestershire)

Electrotherapy Update

Saturday 2nd Dec 2017

Broadway, Worcestershire

 

9.15

 

Registration

9.30

 

Key Concepts in Electrotherapy

Model of electrotherapy and current state of the art

10.15

 

Therapeutic Ultrasound

Review US theory, consider evidence for physiological and therapeutic effects. Consider dose calculation and clinical application based on current research evidence.

11.00

 

COFFEE

11.30

 

Therapeutic Ultrasound II

Clinical dose decision making

12.45

 

LUNCH

1.30

 

Interferential Therapy

Principles of Interferential Therapy. Physiological mechanisms and research evidence. Clinical implications and treatment parameter settings for using Interferential Therapy

3.00

 

TEA

3.30

 

Laser Therapy

Laser light – what is it and why is it different? Physiological effects and principles of laser therapy. Clinical applications, doses and clinical decision making.

4.30

 

CLOSE

 

The aim of the update is to consider the basic issues of each modality, what the energy is, what it can (and cannot) do in terms of physiological and therapeutic effect, and to relate these issues to the research evidence and to the clinical application of each modality.

Resources

Courses

Courses

A wide range of Electrotherapy Courses are delivered throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide with varying content, aims and duration.

Books

Books

Current books on Electrotherapy with brief descriptions and links to Amazon pages for purchase.

FAQs: Prof. Tim Watson

FAQs: Prof. Tim Watson

Some common answers to the most frequently asked questions on Electrotherapy, particularly in the area of Contraindications.