What is Activator Method?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Activator Methods is a technique used in chiropractic care.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Activator Method"

Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
4
None
2

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Activator Method

Hospitalization 1
Muscle aches 1
Muscle and joint pain 1
Muscle pain 1
Pain 1
Soreness 1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently going to Activator Method)
Dosage Patients
15 min weekly 3
30 min weekly 3
3 min monthly 1
135 min yearly 1
172 min yearly 1
180 min yearly 1
15 min monthly 1
10 min weekly 1
60 min weekly 1
Why Patients Stopped Going to Activator Method (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Expense 4
Other 4
Did not seem to work 2
Side effects too severe 1
Change in health plan coverage 1
See all 8 patients who’ve stopped going to Activator Method

Duration

Currently Going to Activator Method
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 1
Stopped Going to Activator Method
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 2
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 4
Adherence
Always
3 43%
Usually
4 57%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
3 43%
A little
3 43%
Not at all
1 14%
Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
1 25%
$25-49
1 25%
2 50%
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3 patient evaluations for Activator Method

ITalkToTheWind
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ITalkToTheWind
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 2
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Moderate
23 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: vg
I have:
Borderline Personality

See ITalkToTheWind's full Activator Method history

May 14, 2015 (Started Jan 27, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Neck pain: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Back pain: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 min Monthly
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Hope_In_Christ
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Hope_In_Christ
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 27
Condition: Central Sensitivity Syndrome 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Central Sensitivity Syndrome

See Hope_In_Christ's full Activator Method history

Jun 13, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Central Pain Syndrome: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in upper back: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle and joint pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in right hand and wrist: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 2 min Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
suburbanexile
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suburbanexile
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: None
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: Little
function: All
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:F50y
FM:10y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See suburbanexile's full Activator Method history

Jul 1, 2007 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Back, shoulder, neck and leg pain: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 15 min Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
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