73 patient evaluations for Walking Stick/Cane

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Sep 17, 2008 (Started Jan 06, 1997)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 26, 2008 (Started Oct 28, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I am using 2 to walk around every so often-if I do not need to pick anything up and bring it to where I am or was. Walker has a chair with a basket underneath to hold stuff.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 8, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 18, 2008 (Started Aug 21, 2008)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 21, 2008 (Started May 25, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2008 (Started Nov 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 27, 2008 (Started Jul 04, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Use it early and always, and you'll keep the skin on your knees!

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I grew to love my stick. I also love my stick more when she is hanging in my closet and not in my hand. If you need one, get the very best you can afford. Fashionable Canes in England has a bunch with ergonomic handles that make the pressure on your hands less of an issue. They are also pretty and strong. You quickly become used to having it in your hands, it becomes a part of you. So much so that I once whacked my nephew with mine without thinking. He was a lot more polite after that! I paid $60.00 plus shipping of a few dollars for mine.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 27, 1998 (Started Feb 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Oct 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, back pain, pain in shoulder(s), coordination problems with use, falls)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: be careful where you put it, and know your limitations.
Side effects: falls, pain in shoulder(s), coordination problems with use, back pain, pain

  • 0 helpful marks
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