Grab bars/poles

wysiwyg's Grab bars/poles History (Ongoing)
As needed May 19, 2006 - Last Update

wysiwyg's Grab bars/poles is for…

  • Ataxia (lack of coordination)

wysiwyg has not reported any side effects for Grab bars/poles.

Evaluations


Jun 25, 2010

  • Perceived effectiveness for Ataxia (lack of coordination): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Pretty much a necessity! Glad I have them.

Jan 19, 2009

  • Perceived effectiveness for Ataxia (lack of coordination): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Had an outside railing installed as well as handrails in tub/shower...really get a lot a use!

About Grab bars/poles (Equipment)

Grab bars are useful as something to grab onto in case of loss of footing. Falls in the bathroom are a leading cause of injury. These bars should be institutional-grade, stainless steel and installed according to the manufacturer's directions for firm, solid support.

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