What is Physical Therapy PLUS Aquatic Physical Therapy?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Physical therapy (PT) is a component of rehabilitation to build strength, mobility and fitness. PT may be used short term after an injury or long term following traumatic injury or serious illness such as a stroke to regain as much independence and functioning as possible.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve flexibility/strength 20 6
Fibromyalgia 12 3
Limited range of motion 6 2
Balance problems 1 1
Cerebellar ataxia 1 0
Chronic pain syndrome 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
1
Mild
4
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Physical Therapy PLUS Aquatic Physical Therapy

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 3
Back pain 1
Mood elevated or improved 1
Muscle pain 1
Pain 1
Pain in arms 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Physical Therapy PLUS Aquatic Physical Therapy

Dosage Patients
90 min weekly 1
120 min weekly 1
180 min weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Physical Therapy PLUS Aquatic Physical Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 9
Side effects too severe 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
Expense 1
Other 1
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Duration

Currently going to Physical Therapy PLUS Aquatic Physical Therapy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped going to Physical Therapy PLUS Aquatic Physical Therapy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 9
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 4
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 3
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 4
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1 patient evaluation for Physical Therapy PLUS Aquatic Physical Therapy

Apr 20, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Weekly

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