Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 254 106
Fibromyalgia 124 53
CRPS I (Complex regional pain syndrome type I) 52 18
Chronic pain 31 12
CRPS II (Complex regional pain syndrome type II) 28 17
Pain in lower back 26 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 13
Mild 45
None 173

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Side effect Patients
Headaches 4
Pain 4
Uncomfortable 4
Pain in lower back 3
Dizziness 2
Increased pain 2

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Dosage Patients
daily 39
as needed 38
three times daily 3
twice daily 3
weekly 3
30minutes as needed 2
one time 2
180 mg as needed 1
20minutes as needed 1
2hours as needed 1

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Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 137
Usually 60
Sometimes 36
Never taken as prescribed 5
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 17
Somewhat hard to take 52
A little hard to take 89
Not at all hard to take 80
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 14
$100-199 7
$50-99 7
$25-49 12
< $25 83
Not specified 115
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31 patient evaluations for Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

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EEisme
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EEisme
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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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

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jesysgrl
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jesysgrl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:F54y
FM:24y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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
Cotagirl
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Cotagirl
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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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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