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what to look for when observing them walk

-abnormalities in gait cycle
-range of movement
-limp
-leg length
-turning
-trendelnburg's gait
-waddling gait
-footwear - uneven sole wearing
-valgus/varus deformity
-fixed flexion gait

2

hemiplegic gait

-unilateral weakness and spasticity
-circumduction of leg, leg extended
-stroke, space occupying lesion, MS

3

diplegic gait

-bilateral
-ankle internally rotated, legs overlaping eachother
-MS, stroke, cerebral palsy

4

parkinsonian gait

-slow to start
-shuffling, short steps
-reduced arm swing
-impaired balance when turning
-assoc tremor

5

ataxic gait

-wide based, clumsy
-unsteady
-difficulty turning
-MS, cerebellar stroke, space occupying lesion

6

high stepping gait

knee and hip flexed excessively

foot drop

7

antalgic gait

limp due to pain

8

trendelburg gait

bilateral hip abductor weakness
waddling gait

9

waddling gait

bilateral weakness of hip abductors