What is Hiking Pole?

Category: Equipment

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A walking stick or cane is a tool used by many people to assist walking. It may be used to assist with balance, or to bear weight taking pressure off of muscles. There are many different styles to suit individual needs and preferences.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Hiking Pole"

Severe
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Moderate
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Mild
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None
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Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Hiking Pole

Coordination problems with use 1

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 4
Doctor's advice 1
See all 5 patients who’ve stopped using Hiking Pole

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Hiking Pole
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 3
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 3
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
1 20%
Usually
2 40%
Sometimes
2 40%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
4 80%
Not at all
1 20%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
0 0%
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1 patient evaluation for Hiking Pole

Scamper
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Scamper
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

See Scamper's full Hiking Pole history

Aug 15, 2011 (Started Nov 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Loss of balance: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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