What is Visceral Manipulation?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Visceral Manipulation is based on the specific placement of soft manual forces to encourage the normal mobility, tone and motion of the viscera and their connective tissues.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Chronic Headache Disorder 1 2
PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) 1 2
Rehabilitation 1 1
Relaxation 1 1
Speech problems 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 0
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Visceral Manipulation

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Visceral Manipulation

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
Expense 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
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Duration

Stopped going to Visceral Manipulation

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
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 2
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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2 patient evaluations for Visceral Manipulation

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caela
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caela
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 39
Condition: Chronic Headache Disorder 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Chronic Headache Disorder

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Nov 1, 2014 (Started Sep 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Chronic Headache Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 30, 2014 (Started Sep 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Chronic Headache Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Cirdan
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Cirdan
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
32 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Aug 26, 2010 (Started Jul 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Rehabilitation)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Relaxation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It's effective. I would just say to make sure you combine this with little weights in order to build up the tendons again, so you're less tendonitis prone. Also a daily stretching regiment.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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