Group Training in Functional Electro-Therapy TM

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Health Professionals

In Clinic Training Sessions for Health Professionals

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Patient Support Resources

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Group Training in Functional Electro-Therapy TM

In clinic training sessions for health professionals

Introduction to Pain Management using a TENS as part of a Functional Electro-Therapy TM

Part I:

Training Session

  • Understanding the impacts of pain on a person's well-being

  • Acknowledging the need for support to the patient in her/his pain management:

    • Teaching the use of TENS according to the needs of each patient
    • The use of TENS in the context of Functional Electro-Therapy TM
    • Patient involvement and motivation: key factors for achieving superior results
  • Recommending the right device for optimal use at home

  • In addition: Learning the benefits of using muscle stimulators in rehabilitation as part of the Functional Electro-Therapy TM approach

Part II:

Patient’s Pain Management by Electro-Therapy Service

  • Patient care:

    • Entrust us with a patient for whom Functional Electro-Therapy TM is recommended
    • Training on the optimal use of TENS
    • Monitoring the results of the treatment
  • Devices offered by Electro-Therapy Service :

    • Features and characteristics
    • Prices
    • Paying Agents
  • Recommending TENS and a NMES muscle stimulator using Functional Electro-Therapy TM*

Technical Refresher Courses for Health Professionals

course 1 - TENS

Pain Management using a TENS as part of a Functional Electro-Therapy TM

Learning objectives:

  • Differentiating the application of muscle stimulators modalities in clinics from its use by the patient at home

  • Introducing the methods of Functional Electro-Therapy TM in its daily practice in an efficient and safe way

  • Learning to prevent or break the vicious circle of pain through Functional Electro-Therapy TM strategies that involve the patient in his treatment

  • Technical know-how:

    • Indications, precautions and contraindications for the use of TENS
    • The main features of our devices
    • The physiological effects of TENS in relation to the body's endogenous mechanisms
    • Parameters, electrode placement, and optimal intensity adjustment according to the patient's condition
    • Adjust and adapt treatment in the short, medium and long-term according to the patient's health condition
  • Review of the scientific literature:

    • Electro-Therapy Service’s treatment protocols and guidelines
    • A review of the scientific literature and case studies with evidence-based information

Course 2 - NMES

Rehabilitation with a Muscle Stimulator using Functional Electro-Therapy TM

Learning objectives:

  • Differentiating the application of the modality of a muscle stimulator in the clinic from its use by the patient at home

  • Introducing the methods of Functional Electro-Therapy TM in its daily practice in an efficient and safe way

  • Assisting the patient to regain muscle strength using Functional Electro-Therapy TM strategies

  • Technical know-how:

    • Indications, precautions and contraindications relating to the use of the muscle stimulator
    • Parameters, electrode placement and optimal intensity adjustment according to the patient's rehabilitation objectives
    • Identifying the right patient profile for muscle stimulation
    • Adjust and adapt treatment in the short, medium and long-term according to the patient's health condition
  • Review of the scientific literature:

    • Electro-Therapy Service’s treatment protocols and guidelines
    • Scientific literature overview and case studies with evidence-based information

course 3 - TENS + NMES

Refresher Courses Combining TENS and Rehabilitation Using a Muscular Stimulator

  • Contact our training coordinators to discuss the specific needs of your clinic.

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Workshops for Patient Support Resources

Learning to Manage your Pain Using TENS and Functional Electro-Therapy TM

Learning objectives

  • Electrotherapy in a nutshell:

    • History of the method and scientific backgrounds
    • Learning to prevent or break the vicious circle of pain using Functional Electro-Therapy TM strategies that involve the patient in his treatment
  • Make an informed choice between the different types of TENS devices for daily use

    • Indications, precautions and contraindications for the use of TENS
  • Use TENS effectively in pain management while remaining active

  • Parameters, electrode placement, and optimal intensity adjustment according to the patient's condition

Information & Registration

Submit your training request and our coordinator will contact you to agree on a program that meets your needs and budget.

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Electrotherapy is medically recognized and the rental or purchase of a TENS device is covered by most insurers, the SAAQ, the CNESST and Veterans Affairs Canada