What is Shoe inserts/heels?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Orthotics

Orthotics is an allied health care medical profession or field that is concerned with the design, development, fitting and manufacturing of orthoses, which are devices that support or correct musculoskeletal deformities and/or abnormalities of the human body.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 5 1
Plantar fasciitis 4 0
Balance problems 3 0
Bone spurs 2 0
Pain in feet 2 0

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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 1
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Shoe inserts/heels

Side effect Patients
Neuropathic pain in lower extremities 1
Numbness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Shoe inserts/heels

Dosage Patients
8 hr daily 1
15 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Shoe inserts/heels

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped using Shoe inserts/heels

Duration

Currently using Shoe inserts/heels

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

Stopped using Shoe inserts/heels

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 2
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 1
Not specified 4
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1 patient evaluation for Shoe inserts/heels

Sep 4, 2008 (Started Jun 26, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily

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