What is Walking Indoors?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Walking

Walking is a moderate form of physical activity that can have important health benefits.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 13 3
Increase effect of another treatment 2 0
Balance problems 1 0
Improve flexibility/strength 1 0
Restlessness (akathisia) 1 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 1
Mild 2
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Walking Indoors

Side effect Patients
Joint pain 3
Joint stiffness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Walking Indoors

Dosage Patients
15 min four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Walking Indoors

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped doing Walking Indoors

Duration

Currently doing Walking Indoors

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped doing Walking Indoors

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

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Dec 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (joint pain, joint stiffness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 90 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I have been going to the mall 3x per week, walking one lap around (one mile). The biggest downside to this is the expense for gas and the time it takes to get there. I really enjoy it, though... it gets me out of the house.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: joint stiffness, joint pain

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