73 patient evaluations for Walking Stick/Cane

May 12, 2008 (Started Mar 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Balance, Weekness, Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for loss of coordination)
  • Side effects
    Mild (joint discomfort in hands and wrists)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: joint discomfort in hands and wrists

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Oct 19, 2007 (Started Aug 21, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Try out different handle types and styles, especially if you have sensory problems with your hands. Different quad canes have different weights, Heavy canes can be burdensome if you are weak. This can also affect your coordination, I got my foot tangled up in the quad foot multiple times.

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Jun 6, 2004 (Started Jul 27, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: BALANCE PROBLEMS AND CRIPPLING INCREASED

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