Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 64 7
Carpal tunnel syndrome 43 5
Pain in knees 32 4
Foot drop 30 12
Improve mobility 24 17

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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
11
Moderate
14
Mild
31
None
48

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 44 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Therapeutic brace

Dosage Patients
daily 39
as needed 25
1other as needed 7
8 hr daily 5
1 other daily 2
weekly 2
1 mg daily 1
2 other daily 1
4 hr daily 1
4 other daily 1

See all 24 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 10
Side effects too severe 7
Personal research 1
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Duration

Currently using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 194
1 - 6 months 415
6 months - 1 year 7
1 - 2 years 14
2 - 5 years 23
5 - 10 years 16
10 years or more 18

Stopped using Therapeutic brace

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 14
1 - 6 months 28
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 51
Usually 32
Sometimes 18
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 10
Somewhat hard to take 30
A little hard to take 32
Not at all hard to take 32
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 2
$50-99 4
$25-49 2
< $25 20
Not specified 74
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15 patient evaluations for Therapeutic brace

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

Mar 23, 2013 (Started Jun 13, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weakness in neck (head drop))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cramps in neck)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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