16 patient evaluations for Walking cane/rubber tip

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Dec 17, 2015 (Started Jul 03, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: This med helps spasms and also helps anxiety

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2014 (Started Feb 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Weakness in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The main issue with a walking cane is that you lose functionality of of hand since you always have it in your grip. I was fitted for an AFO brace which allowed me to regain use of both hands while still keeping me from falling due to foot drop.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Back pain

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Feb 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Balance problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Weakness in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Back pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: If you can still get a way with using a cane to get around, I reccomend it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Back pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 17, 2013 (Started Apr 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Balance problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Pain in left shoulder, Numbness and tingling in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I have difficultly in using the cane on some days due to my hands/wrists going numb or weak or tingling with use. It also can cause my left shoulder to start hurting and causing a fire like burning and sharp stabbing pain.

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Weakness in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: very effective up to today but I now have insufficient strength to hold the sticks
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 10, 2012 (Started Sep 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: My balance problem overwhelmed my ability to walk with a cane only.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 2, 2011 (Started Sep 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 28, 2012 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily

Jan 24, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily

Sep 10, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 25, 2010 (Started Jan 19, 1994)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Imbalance when walking)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Use my cane always when going out...and sometimes in the house when I am tired, wobbly.

Jan 19, 2009 (Started Jan 19, 1994)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Imbalance when walking)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Uhhh...this is pretty much a necessity for me!

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 13, 2010 (Started Jun 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I could use it to beat people

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 2, 2010 (Started May 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 8, 2009 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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