Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 82 11
Pain in knee(s) 53 5
Carpal tunnel syndrome 45 7
Foot drop 38 14
Pain in lower back 28 7

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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 12
Moderate 15
Mild 38
None 57

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Therapeutic brace

Side effect Patients
Uncomfortable 7
Pain 6
Skin irritation 3
Stiffness 3
Balance problems 2
Feeling hot/overheating 2

Show all 40 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Therapeutic brace

Dosage Patients
daily 59
as needed 34
1other as needed 5
1 other daily 4
weekly 4
8 hr daily 3
10 hr daily 2
every other day 2
1 mg daily 1
2 other daily 1

See all 24 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Therapeutic brace

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 31
Did not seem to work 29
Other 29
Doctor's advice 11
Side effects too severe 7
Personal research 1
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Duration

Currently using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 101
1 - 6 months 727
6 months - 1 year 512
1 - 2 years 27
2 - 5 years 26
5 - 10 years 21
10 years or more 26

Stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 15
1 - 6 months 30
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 61
Usually 36
Sometimes 20
Never taken as prescribed 5
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 13
Somewhat hard to take 36
A little hard to take 38
Not at all hard to take 35
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 2
$50-99 4
$25-49 2
< $25 24
Not specified 88
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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: One time
Advice & Tips: i dont know
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2017 (Started Oct 25, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for broken ankle)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: The clinic that I go to is small enough that they aren't licensed to have the boots there. I ordered from Amazon. The doctor told me what size I would need. I paid $60 once and I own it.

  • 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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