6 patient evaluations for Acupuncture taken for the purpose of 'ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)' with a side effects rating of None

nacona
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nacona
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Dec 20, 2011 (Started Feb 09, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: I truly believe that acupuncture has the ability to stall the progression of ALS. I received acupuncture for about four months and then I had a two-month break. During that two-month break I noticed an acceleration in the progression of my disease. Once I started acupuncture again it seems that my progression has slowed down considerably.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jun 17, 2011 (Started Feb 09, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 18, 2011 (Started Feb 09, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fasciculations: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
SParker
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SParker
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Sep 15, 2011 (Started Jan 27, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Feb 18, 2010 (Started Jan 27, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: I had to stop with acupuncture because of my heart attack. I plan on starting back as soon as I'm released from my cardiologist. I do feel it helped - my walking was a little better without my AFO after starting acupuncture
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
cpt_c_pike
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cpt_c_pike
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Aug 24, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Cost: $200+ monthly

Aug 19, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: M,W,F
Cost: $200+ monthly

May 3, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: M,W,F
Cost: $200+ monthly

May 2, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: M,W,F
Advice & Tips: seek IMNS treatements. Intra Muscular Neural Stimulation. very hard to find, but I had great (short lived) results. improvement in strength, balance & dizziness went away. effect was short lived as i couldnt continue regular treatements to maintain it (in a distant city)

  • 1 helpful mark
jaws-als
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jaws-als
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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Apr 29, 2011 (Started Mar 21, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: expensive, and the acupuncturist told me there was nothing he could offer for PALS.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Mar 21, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: it's a bit of a drive and a pain to take out this much time from my schedule, not to mention the cost.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
mattchch
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mattchch
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Oct 27, 2010 (Started Jun 26, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1 hr Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
darinmnj
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darinmnj
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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May 7, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: Worked wonders on stopping pain in my shoulders
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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