What is Manual manipulation?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Manual therapy or manipulation encompasses the treatment of health ailments of various etiologies through 'hands-on', physical intervention.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 3 1
Neck pain 2 2
Nerve pain in right leg 1 0
Pain in lower back 1 1
Scoliosis 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Manual manipulation

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1
Muscle soreness 1
Muscle tension 1
Muscle weakness 1
Stroke 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Manual manipulation

Dosage Patients
180 min monthly 1

Why patients stopped taking Manual manipulation

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped going to Manual manipulation

Duration

Currently going to Manual manipulation

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped going to Manual manipulation

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Manual manipulation.