What is Biofeedback?

Category: Others

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Biofeedback is a form of alternative medicine that measures quantifiable bodily functions such as blood pressure, heart rate, skin temperature, sweat gland activity, and muscle tension, conveying the information in real-time to increase awareness conscious control of physiological activities.

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness
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Purpose
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Biofeedback

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Moderate
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Mild
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None
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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Biofeedback)
Dosage
1other as needed
Patients
2
Dosage
10minutes as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
1hours as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
daily
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1
Dosage
1M,W,F as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
1 hr monthly
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1
Dosage
1 hr every other week
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1
Dosage
1 hr weekly
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1
Dosage
1 other weekly
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1
Dosage
2 hr weekly
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently using Biofeedback.

Why Patients Stopped Using Biofeedback (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
6
Reason
Course of treatment ended
Patients
3
Reason
Expense
Patients
2
Reason
Other
Patients
2
See all 12 patients who’ve stopped using Biofeedback

Duration

Currently Using Biofeedback
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
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0
Duration
2 years or more
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2
Stopped Using Biofeedback
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
Patients
1
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
7
Duration
3-6 months
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1
Duration
6 months-1 year
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2
Duration
1-2 years
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0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
1

Adherence


Always
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4
57%
Usually
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1
14%
Sometimes
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2
29%
Never
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0
0%

Burden


Very
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0%
Somewhat
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1
14%
A little
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4
57%
Not at all
Patients
2
29%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
4
133%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
1
33%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
1
33%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
1
33%
Cost per month
< $25
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0
0%
Cost per month
Not specified
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0
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1 patient evaluation for Biofeedback

cpt_c_pike
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cpt_c_pike
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: none
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

See cpt_c_pike's full Biofeedback history

Aug 10, 2011 (Started Jun 08, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Atrophy of arm muscles: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1 M,W,F

  • 0 helpful marks
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