Tissue Repair and Electrotherapy
Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow.

 Professor Tim Watson 
13th April 2013

Review of Tissue Repair I
A consideration of the current view of tissue repair mechanisms and physiology
Tissue Repair II
Looking in more detail at the inflammatory, proliferative and remodelling events and how they might be influenced by exercise and manual therapy interventions
Electrotherapy and Tissue Repair : Ultrasound, Pulsed Shortwave and Laser Therapies
Ultrasound Pulsed Shortwave and Laser Therapy as modalities can have a direct influence on tissue repair. This session will briefly review the essentials of these modalities, then consider how they can influence repair advantageously
Ultrasound, Pulsed Shortwave and Laser II
Completion of the commonly employed modalities
Emerging Therapies
There are several therapies which have a growing evidence base which have an effect on tissue repair including :
Microcurrent Therapy : Shockwave Therapy : Magnetic Therapy : Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound


Course Outline & General Content
The aim of this course is to explore the current concepts in tissue repair, healing and recovery from injury and then to consider how manual therapy, exercise therapies and other interventions could be reasonably expected to influence the process. A consideration of the role of three electrotherapy modalities (Ultrasound, Pulsed Shortwave and Laser Therapy) will be included in the afternoon session followed by a brief consideration of Emerging issues with some other modalities which have a growing body of evidence and which are starting to move into the clinical environment (Microcurrent Therapy, Shockwave Therapy, Magnetic Therapy and Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound (LIPUS)).
The programme aims to be both evidence based and clinically applicable.

tissue repair phases and time scale

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