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EPA SIG – Role and Application of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in Pain Management

16 August 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Singapore Physiotherapy Association (SPA) Electrophysical Agent Special Interest Group (EPA SIG) presents an evening lecture on: Topic    :   Role and Application of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in Pain Management   TENS has been used primarily to provide a degree of symptopmatic pain relief. There is a significant volume of literature exploring the use of TENS as a non-pharmacological intervention for relief of acute, chronic and perioperative pain. The effectiveness of TENS varies with the clinical pain being treated, but research would suggest that when used ‘well’ it provides significantly greater pain relief than a placebo intervention.   DATE     :   Tues, 16 August 2016 TIME     :   6-7 pm VENUE :   National Heart Centre Singapore,  Level 7,  Training room TR-7-2   The objectives of the workshop are: To understand the current theory of TENS To be able to select the correct treatment parameters to achieve the desired effects. To be competent in the hands-on treatment application for various patient problems   COST    : Free.  Session is only for members of Singapore Physiotherapy Association – Electrophysical Agent SIG (free on-site registration for the EPA SIG is available for those who are current SPA members). (For SPA membership enquiry, please email:  membership@physiotherapy.org.sg or visit: http://www.physiotherapy.org.sg/membership/types-and-fees-2/ ) TARGET AUDIENCE: Clinicians, educators and researchers involved in the use of EPA.       Enquiries:  please email education@physiotherapy.org.sg or call 92781211.   SPEAKERS: Edwin Lim graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 and his postgraduate work […]

10th Singapore-International Physiotherapy Congress 2016

29 October 2016 - 30 October 2016

For enquiries, please email: sipcongress2016@physiotherapy.org.sg.

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