9 patient evaluations for Physical activity and exercise as tolerated

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Dec 8, 2008 (Started Dec 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxiety and frustration)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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May 4, 2009 (Started May 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fibro relapse)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Side effects: fibro relapse

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Oct 13, 2009 (Started Aug 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle spasms in neck and shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fibro relapse, soreness if i overdo it, fatigue, pain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Daily
Side effects: fatigue, fibro relapse, soreness if i overdo it, pain, pain

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Mar 25, 2010 (Started Mar 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 15 min Daily
Advice & Tips: If I take it slow and with the walker, taking a walk around the block usually helps with pain & stiffness.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 21, 2010 (Started Feb 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Get my heart rate up)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: My doctor suggested to exercise enough till I "pant and sweat" for 20 minutes. I ride a stationary bike.

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Dec 13, 2010 (Started Nov 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Daily
Advice & Tips: The movement is good, but it just adds to the fatigue. Muscle stiffness is relieved only temporarily. Sometimes take aleve to relieve the pain and then rest.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 21, 2011 (Started Jan 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Severe (swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in legs, feet and ankles

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Mar 27, 2011 (Started Jun 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Severe (radiating pain, pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 180 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: The workout that I had felt good but I ignored some little signs like my hands being tender & I can barely move my fingers today. I am using a mouse controlled keypad to type. I cant move without my ribs feeling bruised even go as far to say they feel broken even though I know they are not. I feel like I am carrying a huge concrete block on my back today - am finding it impossible to get comfortable.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: radiating pain, pain

Mar 24, 2011 (Started Jun 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (radiating pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 360 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: in 8 months I have lost 3st 4lbs I have found that my muscle fatigue doesnt affect me as much as it used to - but at other times can be chronic I can usually manage my 3 days a week at the gym Mon, Wed & Fri. I use the days inbetween to rest. Also after 4-6 weeks I can need a week to 2 weeks off as the pain can get so severe. The one thing I dont do is ever sto going permanently as I get so many more possitive effects from going than not going. Also my mental wellbeing fom the endorphines being released and knowing that I feel good in myself as my weight is under control for the first time in a long time :") I am also a member of the spa which is gret for relaxation and the steam room for pain is like WOW. My skin benefitsd so much from the steam room and sauna as my tablets can mess with my skin and so can my FMS - I find it really helps alot.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: radiating pain, pain

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Aug 15, 2012 (Started Sep 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in knee(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (pain, post exertional fatigue or malaise)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Happiness and better sleep!

Dec 27, 2011 (Started Sep 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in knee(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Severe (pain, post exertional fatigue or malaise)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Listen to your body and follow what it is telling you no matter how hard it is to pace yourself, even if it is only 5 min at a time. Every little bit helps!

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