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Thermal and Mechanical Electrophysical Agents Why, When, Where and How
August 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm MST
Electrophysical agents (EPAs), used in conjunction with other therapeutic interventions, has long been established in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation for the management of soft tissue pathology. EPAs are classified into four categories: thermal, mechanical, electrical and electromagnetic. Over the past few years, a controversy as emerged related to the usage of some EPAs. Consequently, many therapists, today, questioned whether or not they should continue, decrease, or simply abandoned, the use of some EPAs. What should you do? This evidence-based course is dedicated to the use of thermal and mechanical agents. It answers the following fundamental questions. Why should thermal and mechanical agents be part of your arsenal of therapeutic interventions for the management of soft tissue conditions? When should they be used during the course of therapeutic management? Where, or for which indications, should they be utilized? How should they be used in order to get maximum therapeutic effectiveness? This course, taught by a renowned author and expert in the field of therapeutic electrophysical agents, will provide you with the answers you are looking for as regard to what you should do in order to obtain maximal efficacy and effectiveness from thermal and mechanical electrophysical agents in your clinics.