43 patient evaluations for Wheelchair (manual)

Jun 12, 2018 (Started Apr 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for weakness in leg(s))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Now that I have sensory neuropathy and I have little to no feeling from my forearms to my feet, I can't use the wheelchair. I will be getting a motorized wheelchair soon.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 21, 2014 (Started Apr 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weakness in leg(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 26, 2018 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for weakness in leg(s))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for laryngeal sensory neuropathy)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for knee pain from surgery)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weakness in leg(s))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Four times daily
Advice & Tips: I can no longer use a manual wheelchair because of the sensory neuropathy. I have lost the feeling in my hands now so I cannot push the wheelchair. My doctor ordered an electric wheelchair for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 11, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weakness in leg(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for peripheral neuropathy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for knee pain from surgery)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weakness in leg(s))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Four times daily
Advice & Tips: SINCE BEING DIAGNOSED WITH PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, I HAVE TO USE THE WHEELCHAIR ON A DAILY BASIS AND WHEN MY HUSBAND AND I GO OUT. MOST OF MY FEET HAVE LOST FEELING, AND PARTS OF MY LEGS ARE NUMB. I HATE BEING IN A WHEELCHAIR.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 18, 2014 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weakness in leg(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for knee pain from surgery)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: After 5 knee surgeries, my doctor got me the wheelchair. My legs have also felt weaker, but my husband can still take me out. We couldn't go if I just had my walker.

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2018 (Started Dec 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weakness in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
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