8 patient evaluations for Massage Therapy taken for the purpose of 'stiffness/spasticity' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

Jan 25, 2010 (Started Jul 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 min 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

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
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