What is Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike?

Category: Exercises

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See also: Cardio Exercises

A treadmill, elliptical machine and stationary bike are machines that support cardio workouts. The workouts involve changing the settings of your machine to give you effective, challenging workouts.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 20 4
Joint pain 7 1
Joint stiffness 3 1
Improve mobility 2 0
Mobility limited by distance 2 0
Anxious mood 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
0
Mild
2
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike

Side effect Patients
Muscle fatigue 1
Sore muscles right after treatment 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike

Dosage Patients
20 min daily 2
30 min daily 2
5 min daily 1
60 min weekly 1
10 min daily 1
60 min daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped doing Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike

Duration

Currently doing Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 4

Stopped doing Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
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2 patient evaluations for Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike

Jul 11, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle fatigue, sore muscles right after treatment)
  • 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
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Oct 15, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support lung health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support heart health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 45 min Daily

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