What is Vinyasa Yoga?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Yoga

A type of yoga that interlinks postures to form a continuous flow.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 20 9
Fibromyalgia 4 3
Generalized anxiety disorder 3 5
Improve flexibility/strength 2 1
Parkinson's disease 2 5
Stiffness/spasticity 2 1

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  • 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 1
Mild 4
None 12

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vinyasa Yoga

Side effect Patients
Joint pain 1
Joints ache 1
Muscle cramps 1
Sweating increased 1
Trembling 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Vinyasa Yoga

Dosage Patients
2 hr weekly 1
3 hr weekly 1
25 min daily 1
180 min weekly 1
30 min daily 1
15minutes as needed 1
as needed 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Vinyasa Yoga

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Expense 2
I didn't have enough time 2
Personal research 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped doing Vinyasa Yoga

Duration

Currently doing Vinyasa Yoga

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 3

Stopped doing Vinyasa Yoga

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 10
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 10
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 3
$50-99 4
$25-49 0
< $25 9
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Vinyasa Yoga

Jul 26, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 180 min Every Other Week
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: This is the best medicine. Flexibility and strength are essential to fighting the progression of Parkinson's. Unfortunately, I cannot stay on through the whole class. Walk in and wheelchair out.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 21, 2009 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: Still getting more adept and am far less suseptable to back injuries.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I wish I had started yoga decades ago.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 14, 2008 (Started Sep 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Do it always!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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