8 patient evaluations for Walking Stick/Cane taken for the purpose of 'balance problems' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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May 6, 2011 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Nov 5, 2010 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

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

  • 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

Jul 19, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in knee(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in hip(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain in hands, loss of a free hand)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: loss of a free hand, pain in hands

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 24, 2009 (Started Mar 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: it really helps extend the distance I can walk and the speed I can walk at. Good for cardio.
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

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

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

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Feb 10, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (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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