8 patient evaluations for Massage Therapy taken for the purpose of 'Pain'

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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

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

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

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 3, 2009 (Started Jan 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness in jaw)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pressure headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for whole body joint ache)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (muscle aches, soreness, stiffness, muscle pain, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Pain, muscle aches, stiffness, muscle pain, soreness

May 6, 2009 (Started Jan 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for whole body joint ache)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness in jaw)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pressure headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (muscle aches, soreness, stiffness, muscle pain, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Advice & Tips: I do recommend this treatment, because it does get those tough knots out of our muscles, which does make me feel a bit better, after the initial shock and pain.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Pain, muscle aches, stiffness, muscle pain, soreness

  • 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

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

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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