What is Therapeutic cane massager?

Category: Equipment

Most popular types: Thera Cane BodyBackBuddy

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A therapeutic cane massager is a self-massager that can apply pain-relieving deep compression directly to hard, knotted "trigger points". Pressure applied to the muscles by the massager improves the flow of oxygenated blood to the muscles.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 8 4
Muscle and joint pain 2 0
Muscle spasms 2 0
Dystonia 1 0
Fibromyalgia 1 1

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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 1
Mild 0
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Therapeutic cane massager

Side effect Patients
Soreness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Therapeutic cane massager

Dosage Patients
30 min monthly 1
10 min twice daily 1
20minutes as needed 1

Duration

Currently using Therapeutic cane massager

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