NMES, The Missing Link.

The following is another article written for the online, video-based physical therapy continuing education company MedBridge Education... Following any type of surgery, significant weakness of the primary and secondary musculature is common. For example, quadriceps weakness has been documented during the immediate post-operative phase following surgery (Snyder-Mackler et al), as well as years following rehabilitation (Rosenberg et…

The U Word.

The 'U Word' (Therapeutic Ultrasound) has had a lot of press recently thanks to everyone's favorite "doctor" and unfortunately this modality just cannot be put to rest. Li et al conducted a survey attempting to determine the typical treatment approaches used for patients suffering from low back pain of varying intensities (Acute, Sub-acute, and Acute…