What is Arm brace?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Therapeutic brace

An arm brace helps in supporting the arm while injured.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Atrophy of hand muscles 4 1
Muscle and joint pain 3 0
Stiffness/spasticity 3 0
Atrophy of forearm muscles 1 0
Pain 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 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Arm brace

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Arm brace

Dosage Patients
as needed 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Arm brace

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Arm brace

Duration

Currently using Arm brace

Duration Patients
10 years or more 2

Stopped using Arm brace

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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2 patient evaluations for Arm brace

Jan 4, 2010 (Started May 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for atrophy of hand muscles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Very uncomfortable.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2018 (Started Apr 08, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: i dont know
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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