What is 2 front wheels/brakes on rear legs?

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
Stiffness/spasticity 5 0
Walking problems 5 0
Improve mobility 3 1
Balance problems 2 0
Atrophy of feet muscles 1 0
Fatigue 1 0

Show all 9 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 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with 2 front wheels/brakes on rear legs

Side effect Patients
Pain in arm(s) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using 2 front wheels/brakes on rear legs

Dosage Patients
as needed 3
daily 2

Why patients stopped taking 2 front wheels/brakes on rear legs

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 9 patients who've stopped using 2 front wheels/brakes on rear legs

Duration

Currently using 2 front wheels/brakes on rear legs

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 2

Stopped using 2 front wheels/brakes on rear legs

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
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 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for 2 front wheels/brakes on rear legs

Apr 24, 2009 (Started Aug 15, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain in arm(s))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: keep it with good skides and wheels
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: pain in arm(s)

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