What is Walker with seat?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Walker

Walkers are assistive devices that are available in a variety of configurations depending on the needs of the patient. Many rolling walkers are equipped with seats.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 13

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Walker with seat

Side effect Patients
Anger 1
Anxiety and frustration 1
Depressed mood 1
Fear of embarrassment 1
Imbalance when walking 1
Loneliness 1

Show all 11 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Walker with seat

Dosage Patients
daily 10
as needed 8
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Walker with seat

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 12
Did not seem to work 4
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 20 patients who’ve stopped using Walker with seat

Duration

Currently using Walker with seat

Duration Patients
6 months-1 year 3
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 14
1

Stopped using Walker with seat

Duration Patients
1-3 months 4
3-6 months 5
6 months-1 year 6
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 4

Adherence


Always
Patients
7
44%
Usually
Patients
5
31%
Sometimes
Patients
2
13%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
2
13%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
2
13%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
5
31%
A little hard to take
Patients
2
13%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
7
44%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
1
6%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
8
50%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
7
44%
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3 patient evaluations for Walker with seat

Buying Time
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Buying Time
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

See Buying Time's full Walker with seat history

Jul 10, 2010 (Started Aug 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2010 (Started Aug 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
grandma2009
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grandma2009
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: vb
I have:
MS

See grandma2009's full Walker with seat history

Jan 11, 2010 (Started Dec 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for assist walking and to be able to sit due to fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 18 other Daily
Advice & Tips: i HAD BACK SURGERY AND NEEDED THE WALKER DUE TO THE SURGERY RECOVERY. i GOT THE WALKER THROUGH NMSS TO USE AS LONG AS NEEDED.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
MikeyMcCutey
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MikeyMcCutey
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 51y
  • Duration: 10 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
214 seizures
295 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

See MikeyMcCutey's full Walker with seat history

Sep 14, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Peripheral Arterial Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: its great! I might need an electric chair but i dont want to become dependant
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Imbalance when walking

  • 0 helpful marks
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