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

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Soli Deo Gloria
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Soli Deo Gloria
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
PLS

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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

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tmmjclole
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tmmjclole
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: severe
Vision: moderate
Speech: severe
Swallowing: severe
Upper limb: severe
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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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

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psyclops
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psyclops
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
56 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

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Aug 30, 2010 (Started Nov 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mary Beth
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Mary Beth
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Oct 8, 2009 (Started Apr 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)

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pgebcr
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pgebcr
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mood: Good
Cognition: Mild
Autonomic: Mild
Head: mild
Arms: none
Legs: moderate
Tremors: none
I am: n
I have:
MSA

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May 24, 2009 (Started Mar 29, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
gaby
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gaby
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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May 19, 2009 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Balance problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Imbalance when walking)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (loss of a free hand)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: loss of a free hand

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