19 patient evaluations for Rolling Walker

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Feb 28, 2017 (Started Nov 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Five times daily
Advice & Tips: I can get around with my walker, mostly under 20 ft. at a time. Very cautious not to fall. have fallen 3 times in almost 2 years. Slower and more careful. Haven't fallen for over 5 months.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 23, 2016 (Started Nov 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Five times daily
Advice & Tips: I can get around with my walker, mostly under 20 ft. at a time. Very cautious not to fall. have fallen 3 times in almost 2 years
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 30, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Apr 24, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2012 (Started Nov 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: GOTA U-STEP WALKER. MADE SPECIFICALLY FOR PD AND MS PATIENTS. IT IS WONDERFUL.

Sep 15, 2012 (Started Nov 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I hate having to walk with a walker at 54. But I have had a few bad falls, so I know I need it.

Jan 29, 2011 (Started Nov 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I was using a walker in the past to help me with mobility. I was able to stop using it after I went through the LSVT Big Exercise Program and was feeling great. Then, I found out that this intense exercising, made me tear the meniscus in both my knees, and I had arthroscopic knee surgery on both knees on 11/3/10. I am doing rehab with my LSVT therapist, who wants me to use my walker again.

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Oct 1, 2012 (Started Feb 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: no longer safe to walk

Sep 3, 2010 (Started Feb 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I can still walk short distances and my walker has saved me from falls countless times. It allows me to still get a little exercise safely.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 12, 2012 (Started Jan 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: Most of the time I am using my walker when I know I am going to be out and about for more than ten minutes. Getting it in and out of the car can be awkward but its like having a mini trolley to put things in so beneficial in that respect.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 7, 2011 (Started Mar 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: I found it difficult to use because the public are not used to seeing this sort of equipment used by a young man (of 50!), it also promps people to ask whats wrong and sometimes I'm not too much in the mood to go into the ins and outs of ALS with a stranger in the street. I used it initially to avoid falling but the seat is fantastic, my falls used to be as a consequence of tripping but I am too slow for that now. But I now fall because my legs fold, probably because of fatigue, the rollator helps enormously in this regard. If I feel tired I sit down. Terrific!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 25, 2010 (Started Mar 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: It is difficult as a 48 year old man to get used to using a walker which is normaally associated with elderly OAP's. However, I realised that this is all in my head and and caan be banished by concentrating on the more ppositive effects of getting further and being more independent. Well worth it, and it keeps the wheelchair at bay for a wee bit longer. It is difficult for my children when they see me on it, and it saddens me that I can do little about that.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 3, 2011 (Started Mar 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: always gave the extra sense of security
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 8, 2010 (Started Aug 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: It is becoming painful to walk
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 16, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I have learned even walking with the walker causes major fatigue. My symptoms have not worsened since last flare; I've just become more aware. So I've moved on to a wheelchair, which is much less fatiguing.

Jun 24, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: See other evaluations
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 29, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for feelings of isolation)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: See my testimonials at www.active-walker.com (Chas, USA)

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Jul 14, 2010 (Started Aug 31, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 24 hr All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: My rolling walker has a seat when I get tired. My daughter-in-law made a tray that fits onto the seat with Velcro strips. I am able to carry things from one room to another with this walker. With the cane I don't have enough hands, or can't lift too heavy a weight. I would encourage everyone to use this walker even though it is not cheap. If it prevents just one fall, it is worth it. Iam much steadier on my feet and not so worried about a fall.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Mar 18, 2009 (Started Aug 31, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 24 hr All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: I use either the rolling walker or cane to get around all the time.

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