What is Elastic ankle brace?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Therapeutic brace

Elastic braces usually offer high quality textile fibers that provide exceptional breathability and wearing comfort. These braces can be made of cotton, lycra, nylon or other blends. Several braces provide removable plastic inserts for increased medial and lateral stability.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain in ankles 3 1
Pain 1 1
Pain in left ankle 1 1
Pain in right foot 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Elastic ankle brace

Side effect Patients
Weakness of limbs 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Elastic ankle brace

Dosage Patients
14 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Elastic ankle brace

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Elastic ankle brace

Duration

Currently using Elastic ankle brace

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped using Elastic ankle brace

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

1 patient evaluation for Elastic ankle brace

Dec 20, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in left ankle)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 hr Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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