What is Two Wheel Walker no brakes?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Walker

Walkers are assistive devices that are available in a variety of configurations depending on the needs of the patient.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 5 2
Walking problems 5 1
Improve mobility 2 0
Falls 1 0
Multiple sclerosis 1 1
Walking difficult without aid 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Two Wheel Walker no brakes

Side effect Patients
Falls 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Two Wheel Walker no brakes

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 2
daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Two Wheel Walker no brakes

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped using Two Wheel Walker no brakes

Duration

Currently using Two Wheel Walker no brakes

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped using Two Wheel Walker no brakes

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 4
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Two Wheel Walker no brakes

May 14, 2010 (Started Mar 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Start with tennis balls before you wear down the legs on the back.... it will cost you more to replace the whole walker than to buy 2.00 tennis balls and run from dogs. You can get them pre-cut or cut them yourself. Don't be shy, use the walker! It will do it's job and save you a head injury, so don't be ashamed... I still use mine on bad days.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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