What is Standard Crutch?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Crutches

Crutches are a type of mobility aid that allow you to transfer your weight from your lower body to your upper body. They are available in many different styles to suit individual patient needs.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve mobility 6 1
Balance problems 3 0
Bone spurs 1 1
Foot stress fracture 1 0
General health 1 0

Show all 11 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 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Standard Crutch

Side effect Patients
Joint pain in hands 2

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Standard Crutch

Dosage Patients
as needed 2

Why patients stopped taking Standard Crutch

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped using Standard Crutch

Duration

Currently using Standard Crutch

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Standard Crutch

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Standard Crutch.