28 patient evaluations for Massage Therapy with a adherence rating of Always

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Jul 28, 2017 (Started Jan 24, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Still one hour, twice a week that's why I can still stand and walk 7 steps with a walker.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 28, 2017 (Started Jan 24, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I have had 1 hour massages 2 times a week. I feel physically and emotionally stronger. Moves my muscles that I don't move anymore.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Nov 14, 2016 (Started Jan 24, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I have had 1 hour massages 2 times a week for over 2 years now. I found the best Gal who does the best massage and comes to my house. I purchased a massage table and a massage chair, so she doesn't need to bring anything. Her day job, she is a Union bricklayer! I can't imagine what condition I would be in now, if I didn't have these massages twice a week. Sometimes I treat myself and have her come an additional day.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 27, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 45 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I have a former coworker from working hospice that has become a wonderful friend and support system. She comes over as many times a week as I need. She does healing touch and massage on me. It helps my nausea, migraines, pain, and I'm usually able to get a nice nap afterwards. There are a lot of things that have happened since I got ill that I have questioned why, but meeting her definitely happened for a reason!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2014 (Started Nov 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 27, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support quality of life)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 180 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: i have found the Swedish method excellent. Next day slightly sore.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2011 (Started Jun 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in right hip)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in right foot)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in right hand and wrist)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in right elbow)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 180 min Monthly

Jan 1, 2011 (Started Jun 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in right hip)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in right hand and wrist)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in right foot)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in right elbow)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: Spurred me to see chiropractor. noticed spine is curved.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2010 (Started Nov 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: On the days of my massage therapy I am able to redirect my focus on things other than my pain and discomfort. I feel relaxed for at least a whole day if not more and am able to even accomplish small chores around the house with little discomfort.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 16, 2010 (Started Feb 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I started taking one hour massages, but the long time just wore me out for the rest of the day. So I moved to 1/2 hour and she does only the upper part of my body in that half hour. That seems to be where the tension is strongest and it has helped me a lot the rest of the day. When she massages my face, this releases much of the drainage material and has helped my allergies, together with the Nasal Rinse I use daily. This is the first really effective allergy relief I have had since I was a little girl.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jul 9, 2010 (Started Feb 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Getting someone to drive me to a massage therapist once a week is not easy, but it is worth the effort. Keeps my upper body muscles relaxed and I don't hurt so much around my neck and back. I didn't expect the therpist to massage my face for my allergies, but relaxing the face muscles with a message plus a nasal rinse each morning has stopped the incessant sneezing and itching during the pollen season. A splendid gift! Part of a weekly routine that keeps my P.D. managable.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 20, 2010 (Started Feb 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: This treatment has given me my life back. I went for two months once a week and now I go about once every month. It has taken away my pain, gotten me off drugs completely and given me my energy and smile back. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is currently suffering. It was the first time that I ever went to any doctor, therapist, etc. and they actually said they were going to be able to fix me. I finally had a small sliver of hope and it turned out to be a true gift.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 23, 2010 (Started Feb 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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