What is Stretches, weights, treadmill, bicycle?

Category: Exercises

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Cross-training in sports and fitness refers to the combining of exercises to work various parts of the body.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 49 5
Stiffness/spasticity 12 2
Improve mobility 6 0
Multiple sclerosis 5 0
Parkinson's disease 4 2
Post-traumatic stress disorder 2 0

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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
1
None
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Stretches, weights, treadmill, bicycle

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Muscle soreness 1
Pain in shoulders 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Stretches, weights, treadmill, bicycle

Dosage Patients
20 min weekly 1
60 min weekly 1
20 min daily 1
50 min m,w,f 1
30 min daily 1
60 min daily 1
30minutes as needed 1
daily 1
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Stretches, weights, treadmill, bicycle

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
I didn't have enough time 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped doing Stretches, weights, treadmill, bicycle

Duration

Currently doing Stretches, weights, treadmill, bicycle

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 6

Stopped doing Stretches, weights, treadmill, bicycle

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 4
Not specified 3
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2 patient evaluations for Stretches, weights, treadmill, bicycle

Jul 11, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle soreness, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: See my evaluation of "Stationary Bicycle" https://www.patientslikeme.com/treatments/show/3831-stationary-bicycle-side-effects-and-efficacy#overview for details.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 21, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Strengthen exercises are invaluable
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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