What is Medical massage?

Category: Physical Therapy


Medical massage is a broad type of massage therapy prescribed by a medical practioner. There is no specific technique however, the areas of focus are based on the directives of the medical provider and areas of pain or injury as described by the patient or client.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Medical massage

Side effect Patients
Nausea 1


Based on patients currently going to Medical massage

Dosage Patients
weekly 1


Currently going to Medical massage

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