What is Leg Massage?

Category: Physical Therapy


Massage provides the means to ease these tensions and revitalize this weight-bearing part of the body.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Spasms 3 1
Atrophy of lower body muscles 1 3
Car accident 1 0
Fatigue 1 3
Pain 1 0
Raynaud's phenomenon 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 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Leg Massage

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently going to Leg Massage

Dosage Patients
daily 1
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Leg Massage

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
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Currently going to Leg Massage

Duration Patients
2 years or more 2

Stopped going to Leg Massage

Duration Patients
2 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 3
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Leg Massage

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Echo Mountain
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Echo Mountain
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
CFS:10y Dx
FM:10y Dx
I am: n
I have:

See Echo Mountain's full Leg Massage history

Oct 15, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Raynaud's phenomenon)
  • side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 15 min Weekly

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