2 patient evaluations for Physical Therapy taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia' with a side effects rating of Mild

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May 6, 2012 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Increased pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Physical therapy helped me to learn stretchs that I do before getting out of bed in the morning to help decrease the pain I feel when I first get up in the morning. This helped with the stiffness I felt. A day or so after physical therapy I would flare up and be in more pain than what I originally was in. I loved the pool exercises and they helped a lot but the cool water was a problem. Some days the pool water was so cold to me that I would flare from it.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 12, 2011 (Started May 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for primary lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Using passive ROM strecthing and ultrasound to loosen muscles and tendons to relieve pain from tight spastic muscles.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 8, 2010 (Started May 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for primary lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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