What is Inclined Bed Therapy?

Category: Equipment

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Inclined bed therapy is where one's bed is raised 4 to 8 inches at the head by using bricks, wedges, or blocks to raise it. This can be useful in disorders such as spinal cord injury, back pain, acid reflux or GERD, sinus and respiratory disorders, sleep apnea, poor circulation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency 3 0
Tiredness 3 3
Brain fog 1 1
Delayed onset muscle soreness 1 1
Fluid retention (edema) 1 1
Headaches 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Inclined Bed Therapy

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Inclined Bed Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
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Duration

Stopped using Inclined Bed Therapy

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Inclined Bed Therapy

Jul 23, 2011 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: until my proper blood flow was restored through CCSVI treatment, IBT helped my symptoms across the board. Now it is not needed as my 80%+ blocked veins are open.

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