3 patient evaluations for Fashion Canes

Jul 20, 2010 (Started May 27, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 9, 2010 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Don't be ashamed to use your cane. It sure makes walking such a chore.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tired arms

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: About 1 month ago, I tried using a telescopic walking staff. It is about 4-5 feet high. I am able to walk fully erect without bending over (like with my cane). I believe that I walk better. I have also been using my staff/cane less as my symptoms are currently under control.
Side effects: tired arms

Sep 6, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: My walking is jerky at times. I tire easily after a short distance. Without the cane, I would walk VERY slowly.
Side effects: tired arms

Jun 20, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I walk very slowly. I have learned to use my cane like a Gondola pole. I use it to push /propel me foward. This helps me walk a bit faster.
Side effects: tired arms

Apr 26, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tired arms)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: tired arms

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: tired arms

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I use my cane on my "pff periods" when my legs just don't want to cooperate. I use the cane to prevent from staggering. Also, I use the cane to push me forward.
Side effects: tired arms

Nov 18, 2008 (Started Apr 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: tired arms

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 11, 2008 (Started Aug 13, 1994)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for foot drop)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tired arms)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It is much better to have the cane and not need it, than to not have it and need it!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tired arms

  • 0 helpful marks
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