What is Qigong?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Qigong refers to practices that involve methods of working with Qi or energy within the body. It can help practitioners learn diaphragmatic breathing, a component of the relaxation response. Qigong is often associated with spirituality and is also seen as socially conducive when done with others.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Qigong"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Qigong

Looking healthy 1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Qigong)
Dosage Patients
15 min daily 4
30 min daily 4
20 min daily 2
20minutes as needed 1
45minutes as needed 1
daily 1
1 weekly 1
60 min weekly 1
10 min daily 1
90 min weekly 1
Why Patients Stopped Using Qigong (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 4
Expense 2
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 6 patients who’ve stopped using Qigong

Duration

Currently Using Qigong
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 5
Stopped Using Qigong
Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 3
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
3 60%
Usually
1 20%
Sometimes
1 20%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
1 20%
A little
2 40%
Not at all
2 40%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
1 25%
$25-49
1 25%
< $25
2 50%
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1 patient evaluation for Qigong

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Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

See jaws-als's full Qigong history

Apr 1, 2012 (Started Mar 09, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Apr 11, 2011 (Started Mar 09, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 30 min Daily
Advice & Tips: I feel great when I practice Qigong. However, it is a time burden.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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