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TENS and Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

TENS and Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

TENS and Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Dr. Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA
Dr. Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA
on behalf of VetVine

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Launch date: 20 Jun 2018
Expiry Date: 07 Mar 2020

Last updated: 05 Oct 2019

Reference: 190163

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Dr jill kusba DVM, MS, CCRT, CVA, VSMT, CVHT, (5 Oct 2019)
It sounds as if she was reading the material not speaking to an audience making it harder to follow the lecture without stopping and restarting the lecture to get the full benefit of the information.

In chronic pain patients, one does not really know if there is new acute pain with the chronic pain. Mixing the two levels of treatment for acute and chronic can be beneficial. Not sure if she made that point.
(17 Dec 2018)
Good information. My only complaint is Dr. Chiamonte spoke so fast I had to continually pause the program in order to keep up with the material presented.

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Description

Learn about the integrative care modalities - TENS and neuromuscular electrical stimulation - and the applications for managing the veterinary patient.

Discussion includes: the different types of stimulators and how they work, indications and contraindications for using electrical stimulation, applications of these modalities in managing pain and muscle strengthening after injury; specific conditions that can benefit from either of these modalities including: postoperatively (orthopedic and neurologic surgery), osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease, and in geriatric patients.

Webinar viewer overall rating: 4.3 / 5

Objectives

Understand the principles of electrical stimulation
This presentation includes a review of the science related to current and current flow, use of electrodes, pulse and duration, waveforms, frequency, amplitude, and ramp.
Understand the use of electrical stimulation for managing pain and muscle strengthening
Mechanism of action of electrical stimulation and factors that promote pain relief versus muscle strengthening including suggested settings and protocols.
Best practices and case selection for use of TENS and neuromuscular electrical stimulation
The presenter discusses her favorite applications for TENS and neuromuscular electrical stimulation.
Dr. Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA

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Dr. Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA
on behalf of VetVine

Dr. Chiaramonte is a graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a rotating medicine and surgery internship and an internal medicine residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York, NY. She is also a former director of the Rehabilitation and Fitness Service at the Animal Medical Center. Dr. Chiaramonte owns a b­outique mo­bile pract­ice that s­pecializes­ in concie­rge medici­ne and reh­abilitatio­n, and she serves as a Veterinary Advisor for Assisi Animal Health.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AAVSB-Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • New York State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
  • 1.00 Hours

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Dr jill kusba DVM, MS, CCRT, CVA, VSMT, CVHT, (5 Oct 2019)
It sounds as if she was reading the material not speaking to an audience making it harder to follow the lecture without stopping and restarting the lecture to get the full benefit of the information. In chronic pain patients, one does not really know if there is new acute pain with the chronic pain. Mixing the two levels of treatment for acute and chronic can be beneficial. Not sure if she made that point.
(17 Dec 2018)
Good information. My only complaint is Dr. Chiamonte spoke so fast I had to continually pause the program in order to keep up with the material presented.

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