7 patient evaluations for Massage Therapy with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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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

Jan 15, 2014 (Started Mar 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 min Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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, 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

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Have stopped for now, and am having deep-tissue massage instead.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 22, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: Myofascial release is now accomplished through deep tissue massage.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 1, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle stiffness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: My physiotherapist is a genius. He uses a combination of physical movement and needling. The needles are momentarily painful but the gain is worth the pain. He has loosened muscles that I had believed were forever frozen. My right shoulder and hip have much improved range of motion and my posture is more erect.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 8, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for whole body joint ache)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pressure headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 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
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