13 patient evaluations for Cycling/Bicycle Riding

Oct 22, 2013 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mobility decreased)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min M,W,F
Advice & Tips: I have purchased a theracycle and pump it for 60 minutes 3 days a week.

Jan 19, 2013 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mobility decreased)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min M,W,F

Jun 11, 2010 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mobility decreased)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I've just begun this exercise and expect to work up to 45 minutes 5 days a week. I'm doing this because I understand that the Cleveland Clinic is doing research on bicycle riding as a means to reduce PD symptoms.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2013 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support weight loss)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 40 min M,W,F
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 19, 2012 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support weight loss)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 40 min M,W,F
Advice & Tips: I bought a spin bike for my home so I am not limited to the times of spin classes at my gym. The bike was ~ $850.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 28, 2011 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support weight loss)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 min M,W,F
Advice & Tips: after a session on this spinning bike, I walk as though I had no Parkinson's at all. The effects last for most of the day. I am gradually working up to doing it for an hour a day five days a week because it feels so good.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for exercise)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for exercise)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

May 25, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for exercise)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

May 10, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for exercise)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 6 min Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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