Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 272 109
Fibromyalgia 124 53
Complex regional pain syndrome type I 55 20
Complex regional pain syndrome type II 28 21
Pain in lower back 28 6

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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 7
Moderate 15
Mild 48
None 181

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Side effect Patients
Headaches 5
Pain 5
Muscle spasms 3
Pain in lower back 3
Uncomfortable 3
Dizziness 2

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Dosage Patients
daily 38
as needed 37
weekly 5
every other day 3
one time 3
three times daily 3
20minutes as needed 2
m,w,f 2
twice daily 2
1other as needed 1

See all 16 dosages

Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 147
Usually 60
Sometimes 38
Never taken as prescribed 6
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 17
Somewhat hard to take 55
A little hard to take 97
Not at all hard to take 82
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 17
$100-199 7
$50-99 7
$25-49 12
< $25 82
Not specified 126
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30 patient evaluations for Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Jul 8, 2016 (Started Jun 10, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for panic disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: improved my sleep
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 17, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pinched nerve in neck)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I find it helps when I've over used my right arm. Pinched nerve is on the right side of my neck and gets irritated if I over use that arm.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 5, 2016 (Started Feb 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle spasms)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: SCS has given me my freedom back.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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