What is Hand brace?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Therapeutic brace

Hand braces support the hand in an ergonomic healing position.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 3 0
Arthritis pain in thumb 1 2
Atrophy of left hand muscles 1 0
Carpal tunnel syndrome 1 0
Hands tingling 1 0
Joint pain in hands 1 2

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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 Hand brace

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Hand brace

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1
3 hr daily 1
10 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Hand brace

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Hand brace

Duration

Currently using Hand brace

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

Stopped using Hand brace

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
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 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hand brace.