95 patient evaluations for Physical Therapy

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kschu
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kschu
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 15, 2016 (Started Jun 10, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Gait problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Unkie
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Unkie
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 35
Condition: TBI 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
TBI

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Jul 6, 2016 (Started Nov 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Traumatic Brain Injury)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Corns and calluses)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 28, 2016 (Started Nov 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Traumatic Brain Injury)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Corns and calluses)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: it's how I get to the grocery-store
Cost: < $25 monthly

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tlheyne
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tlheyne
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 62
Condition: Transverse Myelitis 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Transverse Myelitis

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Dec 8, 2015 (Started Dec 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Weakness of limbs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Think positive!!

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Alie
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 23, 2015 (Started Oct 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 90 min Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

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westchester
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westchester
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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May 23, 2015 (Started Feb 05, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

Oct 27, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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FibroMom63
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FibroMom63
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F52y
FM:13y Dx
CFS:24y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 1, 2015 (Started Apr 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Joint stiffness, Muscle pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
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: < $25 monthly

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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: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Dec 1, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: July 2014. Visit to orthopedist and PT for shoulder impingement.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Nov 9, 2009 (Started Oct 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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: $25-49 monthly

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

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Jun 25, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Balance problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Dystonia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Freezing of gait)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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: < $25 monthly

Feb 10, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Balance problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Dystonia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Freezing of gait)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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: < $25 monthly

Sep 25, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Dystonia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Uncomfortable)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: I follow a specific program to reduce my dystonia. See http://home.earthlink.net/~strkl/ for it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 1, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Dystonia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Uncomfortable)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
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: < $25 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:F55y
FM:4y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 10, 2014 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Herniated disks in lower back, L4 and L5)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 360 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: have to keep the muscles moving
Cost: $200+ monthly

Nov 4, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Degenerative Disc Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Tendinitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Broken Bone)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Plantar fasciitis (painful foot))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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: $200+ monthly

Sep 20, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Degenerative Disc Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Tendinitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Broken Bone)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Plantar fasciitis (painful foot))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
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: $200+ monthly

Sep 19, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Degenerative Disc Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Tendinitis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Broken Bone)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Plantar fasciitis (painful foot))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly

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