What is BlueROCKER AFO?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

An AFO or "foot brace" is a plastic brace fastened with velcro straps around the foot to prevent tripping or foot drop.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with BlueROCKER AFO

Side effect Patients
Balance problems 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using BlueROCKER AFO

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking BlueROCKER AFO

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped using BlueROCKER AFO

Duration

Currently using BlueROCKER AFO

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

Stopped using BlueROCKER AFO

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
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 1
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1 patient evaluation for BlueROCKER AFO

Apr 15, 2014 (Started Jul 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for foot drop)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I believe the usage of ths AFO has kept me walking much better than before using it. I went to a KFO because the weakness in my left leg has gotten worse.

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