10 patient evaluations for Wheelchair (manual) with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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Aug 11, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weakness in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for peripheral neuropathy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for knee pain from surgery)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weakness in legs)
  • 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 legs)
  • 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

Jun 21, 2014 (Started Apr 15, 2014)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 14, 2011 (Started Sep 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I had to have someone with me because I didn't have strength to push myself. So it had it's blurps. I have my power chair and ramp on van, so I can go and do alone.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 30, 2011 (Started Aug 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 17, 2011 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I am now walking again
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Nov 19, 2010 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., neuro pain, both elbows, difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I am walking today. I do not know that it is GodShand or my fighting to walk. Despite . I am thankful
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Nov 13, 2010 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Even when the abiity to walk is there, the chair is that comfort factor instead od sitting or squatting
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Oct 10, 2010 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., neuro pain, both elbows, difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Over-use and hill climbing led to neuropathy of both elbows which resulted in surgery to repair and relocate ulnar nerves.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Jan 22, 2010 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Apr 14, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: If you need it-get it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Mar 10, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The chair is a necessity for me. I could not get around wothout it.
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Jan 4, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Nov 28, 2008 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: It's a major challenge. I try to use my legs as much as possible , but they are going fast.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, constant stabbing sharp pain, neuro pain, both elbows, pinched/compressed elbow nerve

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2011 (Started Nov 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Nice chair lightweight
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Aug 28, 2008 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 20, 2008 (Started Apr 13, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inability to walk)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 20, 2008 (Started Dec 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This allows the patient to be moved outside/to another room easily. This is a valuable piece of equipment. Much more comfortable than a wheelchair and the patient can remain sitting for up to an hour. Like a reclining lift chair, but it moves.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Jan 21, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you need it, use it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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