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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.

Ultrasound Study Day (Theory + Practical) Chorley

Course Date

15th July 2017


Course Venue

Therapy Unit

Chorley & South Ribble District General Hospital

Preston Road





Course Content

Ultrasound Study Day (Theory & Practical)


Contact for information

Hazel Watson – Electrotherapy UK



Other Information


Ultrasound Study Day

Chorley & South Ribble District General Hospital

15th July 2017


9.00   Registration

9.15   Key Concepts in Electrotherapy

9.45   Ultrasound – Background theory and physiological effects.

11.00  COFFEE

11.30  The effects of Ultrasound in relation to tissue healing and calculation of effective treatment doses.

1.00   LUNCH

1.45   Practical Session I - features and functions of therapeutic ultrasound machines. Machine settings and doses.

3.15   TEA

3.30   Practical Session II – hands on with a variety of ultrasound therapy equipment.

4.00   Contraindications and other treatment related issues.

4.30   Close

The aim of this study day is to work through the principles of therapeutic ultrasound from the theoretical principles through to the practical application of the therapy. The sessions will include demonstration and hands on experience with a variety of different ultrasound machines, offering the participant an opportunity to put the theory into practice with expert supervision available.

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



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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.