426 patients surveyed on a 0-10 scale reported an average improvement of 4.0 points in their ability to get around in their homes.

473 patients surveyed on a 0-10 scale reported an average improvement of 5.5 in their ability to get around in their communities.

335 patients surveyed on a 0-10 scale reported an average improvement of 6.1 on other important equipment functions such as the fit of the equipment, pressure relieving properties, ability to transport the equipment, etc.

622 patients surveyed with the Functional Mobility Assessment tool scored an increase of 27.2 from their pre to post survey.  (~45% improvement in functional mobility)

Summary:

Our patients have an average improvement of 4.0 in their ability to get around in their home on a 0-10 scale, with 0 being they can’t get around at all and 10 being there are no problems with their mobility.

Our patients have an average improvement of 5.5 in their ability to get around their community.

Our patients have an average improvement of 6.1 on other items of importance such as the fit of the equipment, ability to pressure relieve, ability to transport the equipment, the reliability of their equipment, etc.

The Patient Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) is used to assess our patient’s mobility in the home, in the community, and other features of clinical importance.  Greater than or equal to 2 points is the minimal detectable change (MDC) for the PSFS.  Our results for both in home and community mobility exceed the 2 point MDC.

The Functional Mobility Assessment (FMA) is a 10 item self reported scale, with a scoring of 1-6 for each item, totals range from 6-60.  Our results with a 27.2 point increase exceed the 18 point MDC for the FMA scale.



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