Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 70 9
Carpal tunnel syndrome 43 5
Pain in knees 36 4
Foot drop 32 12
Improve mobility 24 17

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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
11
Moderate
14
Mild
33
None
51

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Therapeutic brace

Side effect Patients
Uncomfortable 7
Pain 3
Stiffness 3
Balance problems 2
Heat intolerance 2
Muscle weakness 2

Show all 45 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Therapeutic brace

Dosage Patients
daily 44
as needed 27
1other as needed 7
8 hr daily 5
weekly 5
1 other daily 3
1 mg daily 2
2 other daily 1
4 hr daily 1
4 other daily 1

See all 24 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Therapeutic brace

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 29
Other 29
Did not seem to work 27
Doctor's advice 11
Side effects too severe 7
Personal research 1
See all 79 patients who've stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration

Currently using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 213
1 - 6 months 689
6 months - 1 year 17
1 - 2 years 16
2 - 5 years 26
5 - 10 years 18
10 years or more 17

Stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 14
1 - 6 months 29
6 months - 1 year 13
1 - 2 years 11
2 - 5 years 12
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 52
Usually 34
Sometimes 19
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 10
Somewhat hard to take 33
A little hard to take 33
Not at all hard to take 33
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 2
$50-99 4
$25-49 2
< $25 22
Not specified 77
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17 patient evaluations for Therapeutic brace

Jan 8, 2018 (Started Apr 08, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Advice & Tips: i dont know
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 22, 2017 (Started Sep 20, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for knee buckling)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle spasms in lower back)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: secure it from the middle out. works much better than top to bottom. Makes it so hard to get in and out of vehicles. Hard just to use the bathroom.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 6, 2017 (Started Jul 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weakness in wrists)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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