13 patient evaluations for Yoga with a cost of < $25

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Mar 6, 2017 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 min Daily
Advice & Tips: I enrolled in Gentle Yoga, once a week. I am trying to do a 30 minute session eveyday, unless I feel to beat up from other activities. It is easy to go right into my 20 minute Tai Chi Chih practice. I've had an awful time with a pain on left side of neck. Started maybe around May 2016, went away during my 10 day hysterectomy recovery (600 mg ibuprofen every 6 hours) in October 2016. The the hard physical labor in January 2017 made it worse. Neuromuscular massage helped to pinpoint the severity. One 1/2hr session. will do some more. The yoga upper shoulder stretches I think are doing the trick for the impingement. Posture and not doing "text neck" on the iphone are necessary. PT said get out of chair every 20 min.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 23, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Goal is still 1 a day. a quick body check-up. At Vince,s in San Diego, his friend suggested at least 3, because with 1 you are just starting to open up.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 1, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 min Daily
Advice & Tips: same as stretching
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 8, 2014 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 min Daily
Advice & Tips: July 2014 Saw an orthopedist and PT. Shoulder impingement is healing. Will be able to do sun salutation again soon.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 25, 2014 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Sporadic.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 18, 2013 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 min Daily
Advice & Tips: From Oct2012 to April2012 I was unable to do the daily sun salutation, due to shoulder pain. The PT thinks it was probably the fall when i missed the step at JAn's party. It has not gone away. I felt it the other day when i slipped a little on an ice patch. I am doing the sun salutation again. Some evening in front of the TV i do many stretches.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 1, 2015 (Started Jan 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 min 3 times a week
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2012 (Started Jul 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 min Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 5, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain relief)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Holistic Health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Due to neuralgia I practice yoga sporadically as and when I can but feel better if I can practice regularly whether for 10 minutes almost every day or for 1 hour 2 or 3 times a week. Benefits are holistic - I feel energised and soothed physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. This helps me to manage the neuralgia symptoms more effectively by feeling powerful instead of powerless against the pain. Finding the time is up to me as it can be 10 minutes or longer according to my schedule and energy levels. However, when I am experiencing intense pain it is harder to feel motivated or to physically maintain a practice.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 12, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for obesity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Whole body ache)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2010 (Started May 07, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: I would like to add this back to my exercise program, am doing Tai Chi and pilates to replace yoga
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 26, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 180 min Every Other Week
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: This is the best medicine. Flexibility and strength are essential to fighting the progression of Parkinson's. Unfortunately, I cannot stay on through the whole class. Walk in and wheelchair out.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 21, 2009 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: Still getting more adept and am far less suseptable to back injuries.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I wish I had started yoga decades ago.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 14, 2008 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Do it always!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 9, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Take it slow and if you can afford it, take a beginner yoga class from a licensed instructor. Otherwise, get an inexpensive video from the store or check one out at the library and start with beginner and slowly move your way up.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 4, 2010 (Started Jun 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for exercise)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I have a VHS tape of Yoga by Kathy Smith and I use it whenever I feel that I CAN and once I DO, I feel much better. NEVER "over-do" tho'. I should be doing it every day or so. The stretching is always good when your muscles haven't been used like they used to be. I used to do Aerobics for 30 mins, 7 days/week. But I was also younger. :) I find that any type of exercise is also good for mental health, helps you sleep better and even have a healthier appetite.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 28, 2009 (Started May 31, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Do your best and don't do anything that hurts. Find the limits of your movement, don't force. Take a class if you can, then develop your own routine to do at home.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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