PT Lab Final

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PT Lab Final
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UWS PT LAB FINAL Agresta
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Freq. and such for various modalities
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  1. Low Volt Galvanism (Iontophoresis)
    • 40mA mins = Therapeutic Dosage
    • Continuous Current
    • Use Polarity relative to therapeutic substance
    • 1mA / Sqin of active electrode size
    • Initial treatment time of 3 - 4 Mins
    • Total Treatment time = how long it takes to get to 40mA Min
  2. Interferential Quadipolar ACUTE PAIN
    • 2 Channels
    • Using the Gate control Mech
    • Freq: 80 - 150 pps
    • Sensory Level
    • Use: Vector Scan and Sweep Feature
    • Treatment Time: 15 - 20mins
  3. Interferential Pre-modulated (bipolar)  ACUTE EDEMA
    • 1 Channel
    • Using the Gate control Mech
    • Freq: 80 - 150 pps
    • Sensory Level
    • Use: Sweep Feature
    • Treatment Time: 15 - 20mins
  4. Quadripolar penetrates ______?
    Bipolar Penetrates ______?
    • Deep
    • Superficial
  5. Russian Current
    • 1 Channel
    • One pad on muscle belly, other on insertion
    • SINE WAVE 2500 pps
    • Burst Freq. 50 bups
    • Intensity at motor level (as much as they can handle)
    • muscle should be at 50% contraction
  6. Russian Current -
    ramp time for strengthening?
    ramp time for power (Speed)?
    • 1 - 2 secs
    • .5 - 1 secs
  7. Ultrasound
    • measure in W/cm^2
    • Pulsed setting over boney areas, acute edema, and 1st 10 - 14 days of healing process (20% duty cycle)
    • Shouldn't feel anything
    • 3mhz = superficial
    • 1mhz = deep
  8. Ultrasound for chronic low back muscles sprain
    • 1.0 W/cm^2
    • Continuous (20% duty)
    • 10 mins
  9. Acute Ankle Sprain
    • .5 W/cm^2
    • Pulsed (20% duty)
    • 5 mins
  10. Subacute bursitis
    • .75 W/cm^2
    • pulsed (20% duty)
    • 7.5 mins
  11. Diathermy
    • 2 - 4cm from skin
    • shortwave
    • inductive - electromagnetic
    • make sure you have towel to absorb moisture
    • Dose III is the goal - pleasant warmth
    • NOT OVER METAL OR PREG.
    • Use with goggle with metal mesh
    • 2" or 5 cm of penetration
  12. Low Level Laser
    • 1 - 20 J/cm^2
    • start with 8-12J
    • LIMIT at 20
    • increase at 2J intervals
    • increase dose with darker skin, bigger muscle
    • decrease dose with inflammatory DZ or small mm.
  13. High Volt Pulsed Current - Acute pain
    • 80 - 150 pps
    • CONTINUOUS mode
    • Sensory level
    • Gate Control Mech.
    • 15 - 20 Mins
  14. High Volt Pulsed Current - Chronic Muscle Hypertonicity
    • 80 - 150 pps
    • Continuous - Faster application
    • Motor level
    • Fatigue and exhaust mm.
    • 15 - 20 mins
  15. High Volt Pulsed Current - Chronic Edema
    • 1 -10 pps
    • 10 sec on 10 sec off
    • Motor Level
    • Surge or continuous
    • 15 - 20 mins
  16. High Volt Pulsed Current - Acute Edema
    • 80 - 150 pps
    • Sensory Level
    • continuous
    • 15 - 20 mins
    • (-)Pad over Edematous tissue
  17. High Volt Pulsed Current - Tissue Healing
    • 80 - 150 pps
    • Sensory Level
    • continuous
    • 15 - 20 mins
    • (+/-)Pad over injured tissue (+) pad for 2 or 3 days than (-) pad for 2 or 3 days
    • Put pads over injured tissue that is covered with piece of gauze soaked in saline
  18. TENS Unit - Acute Radicular Pain
    • Freq: 85 pps
    • Pulse Width: 75 uSec
    • Sensory Level
    • Use Two Channels and Criss-Cross
    • 15 - 20 mins (in office)
    • Can wear it for hrs on end
    • Conventional mode
    • Burst and Modulation mode can be used to prevent nerve accomodation
  19. TENS Unit - Chronic pain
    • Freq: 5 pps
    • Pulse Width: 200 uSec
    • Mild motor level Level
    • Use Two Channels and Criss-Cross
    • 15 - 20 mins (in office)
    • Conventional mode
    • Burst and Modulation mode can be used to prevent nerve accomodation (not as important though)
  20. Microcurrent - Acute Soft Tissue Healing
    • .3 pps
    • 50 uAmps
    • 15 - 20 mins (in office)
    • Hours at home
  21. Microcurrent - Edema Reduction
    • 30 pps
    • 50 uAmps
    • 15 - 20 mins(in office) 
    • Hours at home
  22. Microcurrent - Pain Reduction
    • 3 pps
    • 50 uAmps
    • 15 - 20 mins (in office) 
    • Hours at home
    • USE (+) pad in Acute and (-) pad with chronic
  23. Low Volt Alternating Current - Acute Pain Relief
    • 80 - 150 pps
    • Pulsed mode
    • 15 - 20 mins
    • Sensory level
  24. Low Volt Alternating Current - Chronic Edema / Tissue Healing
    • 1 - 15 pps
    • motor level
    • "muscle twitch"
  25. Low Volt Alternating Current - Muscle Strengthening and Exercise
    • 40 - 60 pps
    • Surge mode
    • Motor Level
  26. Low Volt Alternating Current - Reduce muscle hypertonicity
    • 80 - 150 pps
    • pulsed mode
    • Motor Level

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