Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 89 15
Pain in knee(s) 61 9
Carpal tunnel syndrome 50 7
Foot drop 40 14
Pain in lower back 28 7

Show all 182 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 13
Moderate 16
Mild 39
None 63

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 42 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Therapeutic brace

Dosage Patients
daily 61
as needed 34
weekly 6
1 other daily 5
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 23 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 29
Doctor's advice 11
Side effects too severe 7
Personal research 1
See all 84 patients who've stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration

Currently using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 152
1 - 6 months 602
6 months - 1 year 614
1 - 2 years 129
2 - 5 years 24
5 - 10 years 22
10 years or more 25

Stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 16
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 65
Usually 38
Sometimes 22
Never taken as prescribed 6
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 15
Somewhat hard to take 36
A little hard to take 42
Not at all hard to take 38
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 5
$100-199 2
$50-99 4
$25-49 2
< $25 25
Not specified 93
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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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