Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 77 9
Pain in knees 50 5
Carpal tunnel syndrome 43 5
Foot drop 36 13
Improve mobility 24 18

Show all 177 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 11
Moderate 14
Mild 35
None 55

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Therapeutic brace

Side effect Patients
Uncomfortable 7
Pain 5
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 52
as needed 34
1other as needed 6
weekly 5
1 other daily 3
8 hr daily 3
1 mg daily 2
every other day 2
2 other daily 1
4 other daily 1

See all 26 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 28
Doctor's advice 11
Side effects too severe 7
Personal research 1
See all 80 patients who've stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration

Currently using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 160
1 - 6 months 937
6 months - 1 year 215
1 - 2 years 21
2 - 5 years 25
5 - 10 years 19
10 years or more 24

Stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 14
1 - 6 months 29
6 months - 1 year 13
1 - 2 years 12
2 - 5 years 12
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 57
Usually 35
Sometimes 19
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 11
Somewhat hard to take 35
A little hard to take 35
Not at all hard to take 34
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 2
$50-99 4
$25-49 2
< $25 23
Not specified 82
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16 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: One time
Advice & Tips: i dont know
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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

Jul 29, 2014 (Started Apr 30, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restricting)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in left knee)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for broken leg (left))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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