What is Hot Spa Tub?

Category: Equipment

Most popular types: Jacuzzi

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A hot tub is a large home-made or manufactured tub or small pool full of heated water and used for soaking, relaxation, massage, or hydrotherapy. In most cases, they have jets for massage purposes.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 14 3
Pain 14 1
Muscle pain 10 5
General health 3 0
Promote relaxation 3 3
Fatigue 2 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 1
Mild 2
None 12

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hot Spa Tub

Side effect Patients
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder 1
Pain in feet and ankles with stiffness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Hot Spa Tub

Dosage Patients
20 min daily 2
1 hr weekly 1
1 weekly 1
1 other daily 1
15 min daily 1
45 min daily 1
45minutes as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Hot Spa Tub

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently using Hot Spa Tub

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 4

Stopped using Hot Spa Tub

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 6
Sometimes 6
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 5
Not specified 5
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3 patient evaluations for Hot Spa Tub

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J,L,GILMORE
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J,L,GILMORE
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
50 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: vg
I have:
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

See J,L,GILMORE's full Hot Spa Tub history

Mar 9, 2012 (Started Mar 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Swelling of right foot)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: drink plenty of water , shower after use to remove cloreen effects
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Hope_In_Christ
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Hope_In_Christ
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 28
Condition: Central Sensitivity Syndrome 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Central Sensitivity Syndrome

See Hope_In_Christ's full Hot Spa Tub history

Dec 1, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
bud angus
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bud angus
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

See bud angus's full Hot Spa Tub history

Dec 31, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Maintaain circulation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Probably too early to tell, but I seem to shake less and have less tingling after I am in the hot tub. I keep the temp at 102, and it feels wonderful!! The biggest benefit is mental.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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