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Sensory Ataxic gait aka slappage or tabetic gait; assoc. condition = posterior column disease
Circumduction gait aka. ; Hemiplegic, the affected side is rigid and is swung around. assoc. condition: (CVA) stroke weak quadriceps (unilateral)
Scissors gait Description the legs cross alternately spastic paralysis. assoc. condtion: cerebral palsy
Motor Ataxia aka. Staggering, Drunken, Cerebellar gait. Description: patient has a wide based reeling gait. assoc. condition: acute alcoholism, drug poisoning, general paresis, multiple sclerosis
Waddling gait Description: clumsy, weakness of lower extremities. assoc. condtion: muscular dystrophy
Steppage gait aka. Foot Drop, Toe Drag, Foot Slap. Description: usually unilateral. assoc. condition: LMNL, Tibialis anterior, deep peronel nerve damage, L-4/L-5 nerve compromise
Festination gait aka. Propulsion Mincing, Shuffling. Description: shuffling steps with leaning forward. assoc. condition: parkinson's disease
Limping Description: short step on bad side
Gluteus Medius Lurch Lateral sway over the weight bearing leg, Superior Gluteal nerve. Patient will have an L-5/S-1 nerve compromise
Created by: all4adream