92 patient evaluations for Physical Therapy

westchester
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westchester
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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May 23, 2015 (Started Feb 05, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 120 min Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Oct 27, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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FibroMom63
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FibroMom63
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F52y
CFS:23y Dx
FM:12y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 1, 2015 (Started Apr 01, 2015)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Aquatic therapy for arthritis and fibromyalgia - try it if it's available to you! In addition to the physical aspects, I experienced an improvement in my mood.
Cost: Not specified monthly

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lcs
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lcs
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jan 15, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 45 min Weekly

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giantsfan4ever
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giantsfan4ever
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Dec 1, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I'll stick to deep tissue massage which I believe helps me more.

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Tulabee
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Tulabee
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 9, 2014 (Started Oct 06, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: July 2014. Visit to orthopedist and PT for shoulder impingement.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 9, 2009 (Started Oct 06, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 90 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: My fitsy 3 visits gave me enough exercises for several months. I don't know how often i should see the PT.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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StrkL
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StrkL
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jun 25, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Balance problems: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Dystonia: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Freezing of gait: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Improve mobility: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I am putting this in a separate category from my regular workout routine. I do this to reduce dystonia and to reduce freezing. My Home Physical Therapy consists of 5 things: 1. Balance exercises; 2. Walking with weights; 3. Walking on my heels; 4. Walking on my toes; 5. Walking backwards and sideways. Here were the descriptions of what I do: 1. Balance exercises A. Every other day, I swing a 10-lb dumbbell around my waist while standing on one leg -(2 sets of 60 sec each on left leg, one set of 60 sec on right leg). The other day I do the exercises on a wobble board. Most day I also attempt to stand on each leg for 60 sec with my eyes closed (I stand in a corner and put my hands out for balance.B. Spins I spin clockwise once, then counter-clockwise once; then I spin CW twice and CCW twice; then CW three times and CCW three times; then CW five times and CCW five times. I do A before the rest of my workout; I do B before and after. 2. Walking with weights A. I walk with 20-lb dumbbells for about 5 minutes before the rest of my workout. Most days I also walk with 10-lb dumbbells for 5 minutes before the rest of my workout. 3. Walking on my heels. I walk on my heels for five minutes after my workout. 4. Walking on my toes I walk on my toes for about five minutes every other day after the rest of my workout. 5. Walking backwards and sideways. Most weeks I will, a couple of times a week, walk backwards for twp or three minutes, walk sideways to the left for two minutes, and walk sideways to the right for two minutes. I do this after the rest of my workout.
Cost: Not specified monthly

Feb 10, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Balance problems: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Dystonia: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Freezing of gait: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 30 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: I am putting this in a separate category from my regular workout routine. I do this to reduce dystonia and to reduce freezing. My Home Physical Therapy consists of 4 things: 1. Balance exercises; 2. Walking with weights; 3. Walking on my heels; 4. Walking on my toes: Here are the descriptions of what I do: 1. Balance exercises A. I swing a 10-lb dumbbell around my waist while standing on one leg -(2 sets of 30 sec each on right leg, 2 sets of 60 sec each on left leg). B. Standing on wobble board (2 sets of 30 sec each on right leg, 2 sets of 60 sec each on left leg). C. Spins I spin clockwise once, then counter-clockwise once; then I spin CW twice and CCW twice; then CW three times and CCW three times; then CW five times and CCW five times. I do A and B before the rest of my workout; I do C before and after. 2. Walking with weights A. I walk with 15-lb dumbbells for 2-3 minutes B. I walk backward with 5-lb dumbbells for 2-3 minutes I do A and B before the rest of my workout. 3. Walking on my heels A. I walk on my heels for one minute before the rest of my workout B. I walk on my heels for five minutes after I'm done 4. Walking on my toes I walk on my toes for about a minute before the rest of my workout
Cost: Not specified monthly

Sep 25, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Dystonia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 30 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: I follow a specific program to reduce my dystonia. See http://home.earthlink.net/~strkl/ for it.
Cost: Not specified monthly

Dec 1, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Dystonia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 30 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: My dystonia is worse in my left foot. It becomes pigeon-toed (pointing inward), and tends to twist so that I land on the outside of my foot when walking. In fact, I need to be careful that my ankle doesn't roll over (twisting my ankle). If I concentrate on landing more to the inside of my foot, and trying to keep my foot straight, I can continue to walk for a while. I've worked up to the point where I can walk for a mile or more this way. And I've found that I seem to have built up resistance to dystonia. I can exercise at higher intensity, or for a longer time, before getting dystonia. It used to be that once I went into dystonia, I would have to stop walking or running and finish my workout on an exercise bike or elliptical machine. And I would not be able to walk normally until I took my next dose and waited 30 to 60 minutes for it to take effect. (And it would be preferable to take my next dose immediately, or it would take two hours for me to come on then.) But now, even after pushing through the dystonia, once I shower and change, my dystonia is gone, and I can take my medication on my usual schedule. I do this as part of my regular exercise routine, not as Home Physical Therapy. I've just entered it this way because it seems to be the only way I can do so. I wrote about this in more detail at http://www.patientslikeme.com/forum/pd/topics/100055?post_id=1535080#post-1535080
Cost: Not specified monthly

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whatacall
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whatacall
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: Some
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:F54y
FM:3y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 10, 2014 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Neck pain: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in shoulders: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Back pain: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Herniated disks in lower back, L4 and L5: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 360 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: have to keep the muscles moving
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 4, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Degenerative Disc Disease: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Tendinitis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Neck pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in shoulders: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Back pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Broken Bone: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Plantar fasciitis (painful foot): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 360 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Helps with after surgery to be able to do more than if I hadn't done it. Breathing in and out helps with minor pain to cool down muscles. Don't go and drive if you are taking pain meds cause you can be charged with DUI.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Sep 20, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Degenerative Disc Disease: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Tendinitis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Neck pain: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in shoulders: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Back pain: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Broken Bone: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Plantar fasciitis (painful foot): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 360 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: no pain no gain doesn't work with fibromyalgia start low go slow does must believe in your own power to heal yourself from management of pain and stretching muscles and tendons and ligaments. went from constantly being in pain to intermittent pain daily and given me the chance to exercise daily or 5 days a week it does help sometimes just sweating helps the pain. I can or I will sometimes happens in your vocabulary to yourself and others after therapy.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Sep 19, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in shoulders: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Neck pain: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Degenerative Disc Disease: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Tendinitis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Back pain: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Broken Bone: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Plantar fasciitis (painful foot): Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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trice
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trice
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 45y
  • Duration: 32 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
0 seizures
1 week ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Aug 22, 2013 (Started Apr 18, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 270 min Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue

Jul 18, 2011 (Started Apr 18, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 120 min Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue

Apr 18, 2011 (Started Apr 18, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 min Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue

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lbarbeedoll
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 18, 2013 (Started Jul 18, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Degenerative Disc Disease: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 90 min Weekly

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Trying Me
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Trying Me
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61
Condition: Osteoarthritis 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Osteoarthritis

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Jul 15, 2013 (Started Jun 05, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in cervical neck area: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Degenerative Disc Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 90 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Listen to your Doctor

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