What is Headmaster Cervical Collar?

Category: Equipment

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Headmaster Cervical Collar™ is a cervical collar for patients with MS, Arthritis, ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease, Motorneuron Disease who need head support.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Weakness in neck (head drop) 8 5
Pain 2 0
Generalized weakness (asthenia) 1 0
Paralysis of all four limbs (quadriplegia) 1 0

  • 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 2
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Headmaster Cervical Collar

Side effect Patients
Itching 1
Pressure on sides of neck 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Headmaster Cervical Collar

Dosage Patients
daily 2
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Headmaster Cervical Collar

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped using Headmaster Cervical Collar

Duration

Currently using Headmaster Cervical Collar

Duration Patients
10 years or more 3

Stopped using Headmaster Cervical Collar

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
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1 patient evaluation for Headmaster Cervical Collar

Feb 26, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weakness in neck (head drop))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: this was lgreat for several years as it is light weight, but now I need more side support so went to a full collar

Aug 25, 2008 (Started Jun 28, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weakness in neck (head drop))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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