What is Adjustable Cane With Hand Support?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Walking Stick/Cane

A walking stick or cane is a tool used by many people to assist walking. It may be used to assist with balance, or to bear weight taking pressure off of muscles. There are many different styles to suit individual needs and preferences including adjustable canes with hand support.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 35 10
Improve mobility 27 8
Loss of coordination 11 0
Stiffness/spasticity 10 5
Walking problems 4 1
Fibromyalgia 3 2

Show all 33 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 3
Mild 5
None 13

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Adjustable Cane With Hand Support

Side effect Patients
Balance problems 1
Falls 1
Pain 1
Pain in shoulder(s) 1
Poor posture 1
Trigger finger 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Adjustable Cane With Hand Support

Dosage Patients
daily 3
as needed 2
1 hr daily 1
1 mg daily 1
1 other daily 1
4 hr four times daily 1
24 hr daily 1
2mg as needed 1
every other week 1
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Adjustable Cane With Hand Support

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Did not seem to work 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped using Adjustable Cane With Hand Support

Duration

Currently using Adjustable Cane With Hand Support

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 6

Stopped using Adjustable Cane With Hand Support

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 5
Sometimes 6
Never taken as prescribed 5
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 5
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 10
Not specified 11
Last updated:
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