95 patient evaluations for Physical Therapy

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Jul 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: To find a really good physical therapist, ask your MS specialist or your Physiatrist to recommend someone who works regularly with MS patients
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: pain

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Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jul 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: fatigue

Jul 25, 2008 (Started Jul 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: It helped me. Gave me new ideas to work with.
Side effects: fatigue

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Jun 10, 2008 (Started Mar 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Daily
Advice & Tips: I did not have the time or dedication to stick to the exercises I was given very well, and some of them were just too painful for me, but my therapist did discover that ultrasound massages were effective for relieving the pain.

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