What is Leg elevation?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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A leg may need to be elevated to release pain or swelling.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bruising of legs 1 0
Bruising of right leg 1 0
Diabetes type 2 1 0
Numbness in legs 1 0
Support circulatory health 1 0

Show all 7 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 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Leg elevation

Side effect Patients
Stiffness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Leg elevation

Dosage Patients
12 hr daily 1
1other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Leg elevation

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
Personal research 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Leg elevation

Duration

Currently using Leg elevation

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped using Leg elevation

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Leg elevation.