What is Wrist and thumb brace?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Therapeutic brace

Wrist brace with abducted thumb support provides complete immobilization to a weak or injured wrist and/or thumb.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Stiffness/spasticity 5 0
Atrophy of hand muscles 4 0
Carpal tunnel syndrome 4 1
Joint pain 2 2
Atrophy of forearm muscles 1 2
Fibromyalgia 1 0

Show all 14 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Wrist and thumb brace

Side effect Patients
Stiffness 1
Sweating 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Wrist and thumb brace

Dosage Patients
daily 2
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Wrist and thumb brace

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
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Duration

Currently using Wrist and thumb brace

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Wrist and thumb brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
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1 patient evaluation for Wrist and thumb brace

Aug 6, 2017 (Started Jul 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weakness in wrists)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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