What is Thai massage?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Generic name: Massage Therapy

Thai massage is a type of massage in Thai style that involves stretching and deep massage. This form of bodywork is usually performed on the floor, and the client wears comfortable clothes that allow for movement. No oils are used in Thai massage.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle tension 2 1
Difficulty relating to others 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 0
General health 1 0
Muscle and joint pain 1 0
Pain 1 0

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  • 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
0
Mild
1
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Thai massage

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Thai massage

Dosage Patients
1 hr weekly 2
60 min every other week 1
90 min weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Thai massage

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped going to Thai massage

Duration

Currently going to Thai massage

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped going to Thai massage

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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