18 patient evaluations for Massage Therapy with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Aug 30, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly

Nov 17, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Feb 21, 2016 (Started Nov 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 240 min Monthly

Dec 24, 2010 (Started Nov 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly

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Apr 9, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Promote relaxation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly
Cost: $200+ monthly

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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

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Nov 30, 2010 (Started Nov 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for TMJ (temporomandibular joint) pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 19, 2010 (Started Apr 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for whole body joint ache)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stress)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: Tried hot stone massage and felt great, but next few days were painful. Muscles/nerves had been manipulated that maybe shouldn't have? Not sure. Haven't felt like going when I've had time since, or weather prevented.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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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

Jan 26, 2010 (Started May 25, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 12, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (uncomfortable)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Please consider trying Myo Fascial Release. My new Neurologist wasn't even sure that I had Parkinsons, until she moved my limbs. Myo fascial stretches and releases the fascia around our muscles. I truly feel that my PT Specialist has slowed the progression of my Parkinsons. He stretched out my neck more so that I eliminated any swallowing restrictions. My neck is now in allignment with my body!!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: uncomfortable

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2009 (Started Jan 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for neck pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Pain

Apr 23, 2009 (Started Jan 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I really do enjoy going for my massages. It not only helps with decreasing my pain but it also helps with overall relaxation and stess relief. I also find it is very beneficial in lowering my anxiety levels and just gives me an overall general feeling of wellbeing.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Pain

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