Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 72 9
Carpal tunnel syndrome 43 5
Pain in knees 40 4
Foot drop 33 12
Improve mobility 24 18

Show all 166 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
33
None
53

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 50
as needed 28
1other as needed 7
8 hr daily 5
weekly 4
1 other daily 3
1 mg daily 2
every other day 2
2 other daily 1
4 hr daily 1

See all 25 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 172
1 - 6 months 893
6 months - 1 year 16
1 - 2 years 20
2 - 5 years 26
5 - 10 years 20
10 years or more 20

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 53
Usually 34
Sometimes 20
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 10
Somewhat hard to take 34
A little hard to take 34
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 23
Not specified 78
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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: Monthly
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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