CPT® 97124, Under Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Therapeutic Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 97124 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Therapeutic Procedures.

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Generally, massage is a technique of applying light or firm pressure, with different movement styles, using palms, fingers, and thumbs, over body muscles and tissues in order to restore better blood circulation, relax muscles, and stimulate soft tissues. A massage expert or a therapist performs various types of stroking and other massages on a patient's body for therapeutic purposes. The specific techniques involved would be effleurage, petrissage, or tapotement. This code is reported in units of 15 minutes.

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