What is Ankle brace?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Therapeutic brace

An ankle brace helps in ankle support while injured.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Weakness in ankle 5 1
Soreness 4 0
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome 2 0
Foot drop 2 1
Ankle sprain 1 0
Balance problems 1 1

Show all 17 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 5
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ankle brace

Side effect Patients
Numbness and tingling with pins and needles 1
Pain 1
Skin irritation 1
Stiffness 1
Sweating 1
Uncomfortable 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Ankle brace

Dosage Patients
daily 5
as needed 2

Why patients stopped taking Ankle brace

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Other 2
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped using Ankle brace

Duration

Currently using Ankle brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Ankle brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 4
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 3
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 4
Not specified 3
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