50 patient evaluations for Massage Therapy

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Feb 1, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 45 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: I am a massage therapist. I find these very important for treating stress, mood, panic, anxiety, and PTSD. Most of us suffer from some sort or head aches or muscle tension in our neck and shoulder area....all brought on by triggers and stressors. They are expensive but well worth it. Some massages are covered by insurance if you go through a health care provider or chiropractor that has one on staff. I do not pay for mine because I work in the field. The price I am listing is the average mean for this particular massage.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Dec 8, 2008 (Started Jun 08, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 45 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: I am a massage therapist. Massages are great for people that suffer from depression or mood disorder. A massage is very relaxing and relieves the tension you carry in your shoulder and neck area. Also, massages relieve headaches as well. Most of massages increase the hormone of Cortisol which is a stress reduction hormone.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 25, 2012 (Started May 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: Be sure your massage therapist is experienced in dealing with fibromyalgia and is willing to listen and seeks your input. Remember that you are in charge of the session, not the massage therapist, but be open to their input, as well.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Jun 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 3, 2008 (Started Jan 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 14, 2008 (Started Sep 14, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 14, 2008 (Started Sep 14, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 30, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stress)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Every Other Week

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 25, 2008 (Started Sep 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2009 (Started May 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 23, 2008 (Started May 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: Find a masseuse with experience dealing with PD, if possible!
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2009 (Started May 07, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle tension)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: A Swedish Massage is your basic massage and is very tranquil and relaxing. It is great if you are experience stress or PTSD.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Dec 8, 2008 (Started May 07, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle tension)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I am a massage therapist. Massages are great for people that suffer from depression or mood disorder. A massage is very relaxing and relieves the tension you carry in your shoulder and neck area. Also, massages relieve headaches as well. Most of massages increase the hormone of Cortisol which is a stress reduction hormone.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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