What is Multiple method massage?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Generic name: Massage Therapy

Massage is the practice of applying structured pressure, tension, motion or vibration manually or with mechanical aids to the soft tissues of the body, including muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, joints and lymphatic vessels, to achieve a beneficial response.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Stiffness/spasticity 15 16
Pain 11 7
Fibromyalgia 10 6
General health 2 4
Muscle pain 2 2

Show all 24 reasons taken


  • 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 9
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Multiple method massage

Side effect Patients
Soreness 2
Increased energy 1
Muscle soreness 1
Soreness if too firm 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Multiple method massage

Dosage Patients
60 min weekly 2
90 min monthly 1
100 min monthly 1
120 min monthly 1

Why patients stopped taking Multiple method massage

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 4
Did not seem to work 3
Other 3
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped going to Multiple method massage

Duration

Currently going to Multiple method massage

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 1

Stopped going to Multiple method massage

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 6
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 12
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 7
$100-199 4
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
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