What is Hot Spa Tub?

Category: Equipment

Most Popular Types: Jacuzzi

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A hot tub is a large home-made or manufactured tub or small pool full of heated water and used for soaking, relaxation, massage, or hydrotherapy. In most cases, they have jets for massage purposes.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 15 1
Fibromyalgia 14 4
Muscle pain 11 5
Promote relaxation 3 2
General health 3 0
Muscle and joint pain 2 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Hot Spa Tub"

Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
2
None
11

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Hot Spa Tub

Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder 1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Hot Spa Tub)
Dosage Patients
1other as needed 4
3 other weekly 2
1 other daily 5
1 hr daily 5
3 hr daily 1
30 min weekly 1
15 min daily 3
20 min daily 5
30 min daily 4
45 min daily 2
Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 3
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
Change in health plan coverage 1
See all 4 patients who’ve stopped using Hot Spa Tub

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Hot Spa Tub
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 12
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 2
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
3 21%
Usually
6 43%
Sometimes
5 36%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
1 7%
A little
6 43%
Not at all
7 50%
Cost
$200+
1 11%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
2 22%
$25-49
2 22%
< $25
4 44%
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3 patient evaluations for Hot Spa Tub

J,L,GILMORE
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J,L,GILMORE
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
48 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: vg
I have:
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

See J,L,GILMORE's full Hot Spa Tub history

Mar 9, 2012 (Started Mar 06, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Swelling of right foot: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: drink plenty of water , shower after use to remove cloreen effects
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Hope_In_Christ
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Hope_In_Christ
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 26
Condition: Central Sensitivity Syndrome 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Central Sensitivity Syndrome

See Hope_In_Christ's full Hot Spa Tub history

Dec 1, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Anxious mood: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle and joint pain: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 30 min Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
bud angus
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bud angus
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

See bud angus's full Hot Spa Tub history

Dec 31, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Maintaain circulation: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Probably too early to tell, but I seem to shake less and have less tingling after I am in the hot tub. I keep the temp at 102, and it feels wonderful!! The biggest benefit is mental.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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