What is Aromatherapy massage?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Generic name: Massage Therapy

Aromatherapy massage is massage therapy but with highly concentrated plant oils, called essential oils, added to the massage oil or lotion.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 3 0
Pain 3 1
Anxious mood 2 1
Promote relaxation 2 1
Stiffness/Spasticity 2 0
Allodynia 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 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aromatherapy massage

Side effect Patients
Increased fatigue 1
Muscle aches 1

Why patients stopped taking Aromatherapy massage

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 2
Other 1
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Duration

Stopped going to Aromatherapy massage

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Aromatherapy massage.