Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 93 16
Pain in knee(s) 62 9
Carpal tunnel syndrome 50 7
Foot drop 41 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 13
Moderate 16
Mild 39
None 66

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
Bone pain 2

Show all 43 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Therapeutic brace

Dosage Patients
daily 61
as needed 33
weekly 7
1 other daily 4
8 hr daily 4
1other as needed 3
10 hr daily 2
every other day 2
twice daily 2
1 mg daily 1

See all 22 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Therapeutic brace

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 32
Did not seem to work 30
Other 30
Doctor's advice 11
Side effects too severe 7
Personal research 1
See all 85 patients who've stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration

Currently using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 116
1 - 6 months 618
6 months - 1 year 598
1 - 2 years 170
2 - 5 years 22
5 - 10 years 23
10 years or more 23

Stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 17
1 - 6 months 30
6 months - 1 year 14
1 - 2 years 12
2 - 5 years 12
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 67
Usually 39
Sometimes 22
Never taken as prescribed 6
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 16
Somewhat hard to take 37
A little hard to take 43
Not at all hard to take 38
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 5
$100-199 3
$50-99 4
$25-49 2
< $25 26
Not specified 94

What people switch to and from

Patients started using Therapeutic brace after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Meloxicam (Mobic) 1
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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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