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By Lucille Watts 09 Mar, 2017

Timing and the 10 Years Tyromotion Celebration
 
Over the next few days the team from Ectron will be in Graz celebrating 10 years of Tyromotion with the Tyromotion team and their international partners. During the event Ectron will learn about the latest advances in Tyromotion technology.

Guest Speakers
In addition to Kathryn Farris, Tyromotion are introducing two more guest speakers.
 
Dr. Andrea Turolla, PT PhD
IRCCS San Camillo Hospital Foundation – Venice/Italy
Topic: New approaches for closed-loop control of devices, in rehabilitation: principles and evidence.
 
Michael Laborn, OT
Ergotherapie Laborn – Ergoldsbach/Bavaria/Germany
Topic: Computer aided intensive therapy of the hand- and arm-function. A promising approach.

To keep up to all the latest news from the event please follow Ectron on twitter @Ectron

By Lucille Watts 06 Mar, 2017
Maastricht University Two Day Clinical TMS Certification Course. Kings Fund, London.

European Clinical TMS Certification Course, 23rd-24th March 2017.

The popular TMS Course held at Maastricht University is for the first time offered in London this year.  Researchers, clinicians and academics from Maastricht University are running the  two-day clinical TMS certification course with a focus on the clinical applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). The course covers the basic physical and physiological principles of transcranial magnetic stimulation presenting state of the art insights and explanations of the latest scientific literature.

The course is now fully booked. For more information about TMS please email tms@ectron.co.uk or call 0117 941 3979
By Lucille Watts 06 Mar, 2017
Ectron is pleased to announce it will be sponsoring  Leicester Partnership NHS Trust's TMS Symposium on Wednesday 29th March 2017. 

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is hosting a symposium on Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) and Ectron have great pleasure in demonstrating MagVita TMS Therapy.

Dr Alex O'Neil-Kerr, Medical Director of Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust will be the keynote speaker.

The symposium  will include a live demonstration of MagVita TMS therapy and a Q & A session with an expert panel.

Venue:  Medical training and development centre,
Bradgate Mental Health Unit, Glenfield Hospital Site, Leicester.

For more information about MagVita TMS Therapy for your clinic please email tms@ectron.co.uk
By Lucille Watts 23 Feb, 2017
Ectron were at PhysioFuction's Northampton's Centre of Excellence this week installing TYMO to PhysioFunction's Tyrostation. PhysioFunction specialises in Neurological Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Technology and has clinics across the UK. PhysioFunction physiotherapists  combine hands-on treatment, exercise and technology when treating their patients.

TYMO is a wireless sensor based rehabilitation device that can be used for both assessments and therapy. TYMO offers a variety of different exercises for patients including: balance and postural control, or active use of force and support exercises for the upper body. TYMO is not just a static sensor plate but it also comes with fitted rolling elements that makes the TYMO moveable which makes it ideal in assessing and treating balance problems.

For more information about TYMO for your clinic click here: TYMO

For for more information about PhysioFunction or to find a PhysioFunction clinic near you please click here: PhysioFunction
By Lucille Watts 16 Feb, 2017

The popular TMS Course held at Maastricht University is for the first time offered in London tailored at a UK audience. The course is designed for health care professionals working with TMS, or considering working with TMS, clinicians and researchers who seek training in transcranial magnetic stimulation. The course consists of a mix of academic sessions and hands-on sessions.

Accreditation

The Clinical TMS Certification Course is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),  www.uems.net

The Clinical TMS Certification Course is provided by academics and specialists from Maastricht University and was granted 11 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the EACCME.

European Accreditation
European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend the above-mentioned activity to validate their credits in their own country.

American CME

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at  www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme .

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
EACCME credits

The 'Clinical TMS Certification Course' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 11 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

"Excellent lectures. Very Professional.....Intensive but very enjoyable. Well done" - Previous course participant

"The best way to meet other practitioners and discuss with them" - Previous course participant

By Lucille Watts 30 Jan, 2017

Ectron are pleased to share pictures of the Upper Limb Neurorehabilitation Service Suite at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queens Square, London. The hospital have recently taken delivery of the latest in technology from Tyromotion MYRO to complete the Upper Limb Suite.   The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery are seeing fantastic results with their patients and continued benefits were often seen for at least 6 months beyond the programme.

For more information about the Tyrosolution for your clinic please follow the link to find out more or email enquiries@ectron.co.uk

By Lucille Watts 08 Dec, 2016

Researchers, Clinicians, and Academics from Maastricht University are offering a two-day clinical TMS certification workshop to be held in London, UK with a focus on the clinical applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). The course covers the basic physical and physiological principles of transcranial magnetic stimulation, presenting state of the art insights and explanations of the latest scientific literature.

 

The machinery is explained theoretically as well as practically, from the required hardware components to the administration of a TMS pulse to the neuronal responses in the brain. As TMS can be applied in different ways, using different so-called protocols which define the number, sequence, frequency, intensity, and burst-rate of pulses, participants gain a thorough understanding of the benefits and limitations of this wide range of applications. This discussion covers both classical and state of the art protocols, as well as the evidence for their efficacy, effect sizes, and domains of implementation. At the same time, participants gain hands-on experience with all the relevant tools and techniques.

 

After learning how to apply TMS theoretically, participants enjoy workshops in our actual TMS labs. Here they are instructed in the everyday operation of the machinery, and both administer and experience different stimulation protocols. They determine individual thresholds of excitability, and learn how to programme TMS machines. This provides them with all the tools to administer clinical TMS therapies such as for depression, anxiety, OCD, tinnitus, pathological pain, addiction, and rehabilitation. Instruction also includes extensive lessons and discussion on safety issues, and qualified teaching staff are present at all times.

 

The course includes academic sessions, hands-on training, individual feedback sessions on intended protocols or procedures and short presentations by researchers about using TMS for psychiatric disorders and rehabilitation:

 

Venue: The King’s Fund, London

Date: 23rd & 24th March 2017 (2 Days)

Price: 850 Euros

Registration: http://www.tmscourse.eu/london

Limited Places Available
By Lucille Watts 06 Nov, 2016
Ectron is pleased to announce the opening of Sheffield's first TMS Clinic by YaaDmentia  (YaaD).  YaaD was founded in 2015 by Nima AmiriFard Abolverdi. The clinic will focus on rTMS for Depression Treatment. 

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK has approved rTMS (Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) as an effective and safe method of treating depression for patients in the UK. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is a treatment which uses pulsing magnetic fields to activate brain centers associated with mood. The treatment has a number of advantages over traditional medication as it is non-invasive. It does not involve surgery, anesthesia or sedation and it does not have the side effects associated with antidepressants. 

If you would like to book an appointment at YaaDmentia please call: 07754 638 374 or alternatively please email: info@yaadmentia.com

If you are looking for rTMS for Depression Treatment outside of Sheffield please click on the link TMS Clinics
By Lucille Watts 12 Sep, 2016
Ectron are very pleased to announce that we are supporting the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience (BACN) annual meeting which is being held on the 12th to 14th September 2016 in the beautiful city of Budapest.

The three day meeting will be held jointly with Valeria Csepe and Zoltan Vidnyanszky of the Brain Imaging Centre of RCNS of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

The conference will feature a number of stimulating speakers and symposia.

·     Keynote by Edward de Haan (University of Amsterdam).

·     BACN Mid-career award lecture by Masud Husain (University of Oxford).

·     BACN Early-Career Prize Lecture Parashkev Nachev (UCL).

·     Symposium: Reading in the brain: From words to sentences.

·     Symposium: Human Brain Stimulation.

·     Symposium: Motivation, effort and reward in decision making.

·     Symposium: Neurocognitive background of language and music processing from a developmental perspective.

For more information about BACN please follow the link  http://www.bacn.co.uk/meetings.html  or for more information about TMS please take a more detailed look at our website  http://www.ectron.co.uk/



By Lucille Watts 02 Sep, 2016
  • Presentations by TMS Experts
  • TMS in the UK: Overview
  • Demonstration and Hands-On Workshop

Key note speaker: Professor Alexander Sack

Alexander Sack is Professor of Functional Brain and Neurocognitive Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience at Maastricht University in The Netherlands. Alexander Sacks main expertise lies with neurocognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, multimodal brain stimulation and brain imaging. Alexander Sack and Maastricht Brain Imaging Centre offer TMS courses focusing on the clinical application of TMS.

Programme

12.00p.m - 12.45pm:   Registration and a light lunch

12.45pm - 1.00pm:   Open & Welcome
Alex Jones, Director, Ectron Ltd

1.00pm - 1.45pm:      Introduction to TMS
Professor Alexander Sack, Maastricht University

1.45pm - 2.15pm :    UK TMS Clinic Perspective
Dr. Rafael Euba

2.15pm - 2.45pm:    Setting up an rTMS Clinic
Sharon Monaghan, Concierged Care

2.45pm - 3.30pm:     Coffee & Networking

3.30pm - 5.30pm:     Open session/hands-on demonstration
Dr. Claus Mathiesen, Application Specialist, Magventure

Venue:  The University of Manchester, Sackville Street Campus, 
Manchester Meeting Place (Formerly Staff House) 
Time: 12.00pm-5.30pm
Price: 
Free
Registration:  lucille@ectron.co.uk


 

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By Lucille Watts 09 Mar, 2017

Timing and the 10 Years Tyromotion Celebration
 
Over the next few days the team from Ectron will be in Graz celebrating 10 years of Tyromotion with the Tyromotion team and their international partners. During the event Ectron will learn about the latest advances in Tyromotion technology.

Guest Speakers
In addition to Kathryn Farris, Tyromotion are introducing two more guest speakers.
 
Dr. Andrea Turolla, PT PhD
IRCCS San Camillo Hospital Foundation – Venice/Italy
Topic: New approaches for closed-loop control of devices, in rehabilitation: principles and evidence.
 
Michael Laborn, OT
Ergotherapie Laborn – Ergoldsbach/Bavaria/Germany
Topic: Computer aided intensive therapy of the hand- and arm-function. A promising approach.

To keep up to all the latest news from the event please follow Ectron on twitter @Ectron

By Lucille Watts 06 Mar, 2017
Maastricht University Two Day Clinical TMS Certification Course. Kings Fund, London.

European Clinical TMS Certification Course, 23rd-24th March 2017.

The popular TMS Course held at Maastricht University is for the first time offered in London this year.  Researchers, clinicians and academics from Maastricht University are running the  two-day clinical TMS certification course with a focus on the clinical applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). The course covers the basic physical and physiological principles of transcranial magnetic stimulation presenting state of the art insights and explanations of the latest scientific literature.

The course is now fully booked. For more information about TMS please email tms@ectron.co.uk or call 0117 941 3979
By Lucille Watts 06 Mar, 2017
Ectron is pleased to announce it will be sponsoring  Leicester Partnership NHS Trust's TMS Symposium on Wednesday 29th March 2017. 

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is hosting a symposium on Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) and Ectron have great pleasure in demonstrating MagVita TMS Therapy.

Dr Alex O'Neil-Kerr, Medical Director of Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust will be the keynote speaker.

The symposium  will include a live demonstration of MagVita TMS therapy and a Q & A session with an expert panel.

Venue:  Medical training and development centre,
Bradgate Mental Health Unit, Glenfield Hospital Site, Leicester.

For more information about MagVita TMS Therapy for your clinic please email tms@ectron.co.uk
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