Saturday, 12 July 2014

Gait types

Types of Gait-related disorders "Keywods" :

1) hypokinetic gait / shuffling gait / festinating gait-----Parkinson
2) spastic gait : UMN lesion.
3) antalgic gait : tarsal tunnel syndrome or any joint pain.
4) en-bloc gait : vestibular ataxia (also may be cerebellar ataxia)
5) high-steppage gait : common peroneal injury
6) waddling gait : Duchene Muscular Dystrophy.
7) staggering gait : alcoholics , Friedrich's ataxia...wernicke's??
8) scissoring gait :cerebral palsy.
9)Magnetic Gate : Hydrocephalus.

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