What is Thera Cane?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Therapeutic cane massager

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

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 7 2
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
6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Thera Cane

Side effect Patients
Soreness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Thera Cane

Dosage Patients
30 min monthly 1
15 min daily 1
20minutes as needed 1

Duration

Currently using Thera Cane

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