12 patient evaluations for Acupuncture with a adherence rating of Usually

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holmesa
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holmesa
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Oct 28, 2015 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 21, 2015 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

May 31, 2015 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

May 5, 2015 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Apr 13, 2015 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 19, 2015 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 4, 2015 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jun 30, 2014 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: After my fall in 2013 I found the pain-relief from the treatments excellent. Since my NHS physio referral didn't come until 6 months after the fall this was a life-saver.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Feb 26, 2013 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: I feel less pain, less stiffness & tremor & i am re-energised for a week-14 days after treatment
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 23, 2012 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: I come from sessions energised & refreshed which lasts for days, wearing off gradually until the next treatment. If I could afford it I'd have it weekly but apart from the fee it is about 30 mins drive.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Dec 10, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Nov 22, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: I have been attending mothly sessions since diagnosis (7 years). It is wonderful & gives me serenity, energy, balance & confidence. It is expensive & I have to travel 8 miles.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 28, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: This treatment is expensive in terms of time (45min round trip + 1hr treatment) & money BUT it is so worth the cost! I rarely have needling now, tuning forks on those points instead & I recently started trialling sound therapy from the same practitioner. So energising - I feel literally on top of the world!!
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 15, 2011 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: The energising & motivational effects are wonderful
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jan 16, 2010 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: TRY TO FIND QUALIFIED DOCTOR WHO HAS CHOSEN TO DIVERSIFY INTO ACUPUNCTURE. TRY TO RESEARCH DIFFERENT TYPES OF ACUPUNCTURE: MINE IS '5 ELEMENTS' . THIS INVOLVES WORK ON BOTH SIDES OF THE TORSO LEVELLING/BALANCING THE INNER PERSON. Doc MARTIN SOMETIMES USES TUNING FORKS INSTEAD OF NEEDLES WHICH IS A WHOLE DIFFERENT BALLGAME!
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 1, 2009 (Started Jul 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: THIS NOT TRADITIONAL CHINESE ACUPUNCTURE: IT IS 5 ELEMENTS ACUPUNCTURE; ALL THE PRACTITIONERS IN MY CLINIC ARE QUALIFIED (MEDICAL) DOCTORS; IT DOESN'T WORK FOR EVERYONE
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks
aquarianrose
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aquarianrose
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 38
Condition: PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: g
I have:
PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)

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Jan 21, 2012 (Started Aug 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Female Infertility)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
SParker
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SParker
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Sep 15, 2011 (Started Jan 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Feb 18, 2010 (Started Jan 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: I had to stop with acupuncture because of my heart attack. I plan on starting back as soon as I'm released from my cardiologist. I do feel it helped - my walking was a little better without my AFO after starting acupuncture
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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cpt_c_pike
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cpt_c_pike
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Aug 24, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly

Aug 19, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Cost: $200+ monthly

May 3, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Cost: $200+ monthly

May 2, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Advice & Tips: seek IMNS treatements. Intra Muscular Neural Stimulation. very hard to find, but I had great (short lived) results. improvement in strength, balance & dizziness went away. effect was short lived as i couldnt continue regular treatements to maintain it (in a distant city)

  • 1 helpful mark
mattchch
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mattchch
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Oct 27, 2010 (Started Jun 26, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
LittleBean
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LittleBean
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
32 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

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Aug 30, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Alcohol Addiction)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Drug Addiction)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: helped with anxiety and general sense of well-being
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
dan1976
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dan1976
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
40 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jun 15, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain in elbow)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Feb 18, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain in elbow)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Advice & Tips: This procedure works miracles for my bipolar depression
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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mamadiorio
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mamadiorio
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 45
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Mar 8, 2010 (Started Feb 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: Community Acupuncture is the best. I have had individual acupuncture in the past but Community is so much better. It is warm, cozy, plenty of blankets if needed and in recliners. Up to 10 other people in the room with you. Sounds strange but I am a total believer in this style now. Also, it is so much LESS expensive!!!
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
Marshview
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Marshview
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jun 20, 2009 (Started May 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Cramps in back, Spasms in injection site, things sometimes get worse before they get better, Symptoms worsened)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: I was surprised to learn that my neurologist was completely for Acupuncture.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: things sometimes get worse before they get better, Spasms in injection site, Cramps in back, Symptoms worsened

May 27, 2009 (Started May 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Cramps in back, Spasms in injection site, things sometimes get worse before they get better)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: results have not occurred overnight. My therapist stated that it may take up to 6 sessions before I can expect results. However, I have been able to detect some positive results. Also, the best results may only be a decrease of the symptoms and not removal of the symptoms.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: things sometimes get worse before they get better, Spasms in injection site, Cramps in back, Symptoms worsened

May 15, 2009 (Started May 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Cramps in back)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: Acupuncture has been around a whole lot longer than Western medicine. You have to have an open mind and be willing to think out of the box.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: things sometimes get worse before they get better, Spasms in injection site, Cramps in back, Symptoms worsened

  • 1 helpful mark
Sekhmet
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Sekhmet
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: all
Description:F42y
CFS:9y Dx
FM:9y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 23, 2009 (Started Feb 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve Sensitivity (Pins and needles all over, skin hurts against clothes))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Injection site pain, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I love going in for acupunture, especially when electrodes are attached to add electric current going through the muscles. I also have some Chiropractic adjustments afterwards which help out alot too.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Injection site pain, Fatigue

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