What is Biofeedback?

Category: Others

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Biofeedback is a form of alternative medicine that measures quantifiable bodily functions such as blood pressure, heart rate, skin temperature, sweat gland activity, and muscle tension, conveying the information in real-time to increase awareness conscious control of physiological activities.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Biofeedback)
Dosage Patients
1other as needed 2
1hours as needed 2
daily 1
10minutes as needed 1
1M,W,F as needed 1
1 hr monthly 1
1 hr every other week 1
1 hr weekly 1
1 other weekly 1
2 hr weekly 1
Why Patients Stopped Using Biofeedback (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 6
Course of treatment ended 3
Other 2
Expense 1
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Duration

Currently Using Biofeedback
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 2
Stopped Using Biofeedback
Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
1-3 months 7
3-6 months 1
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
4 57%
Usually
1 14%
Sometimes
2 29%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
1 14%
A little
4 57%
Not at all
2 29%
Cost per month
$200+
1 33%
$100-199
1 33%
$50-99
1 33%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
0 0%
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1 patient evaluation for Biofeedback

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

See cpt_c_pike's full Biofeedback history

Aug 10, 2011 (Started Jun 08, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Atrophy of arm muscles: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1 M,W,F

  • 0 helpful marks
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