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Flashcards in TF Gait Deviations Deck (8)
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1

Medial Whip

Prosthetic Causes:
-knee externally rotated
-socket too tight
-foot externally rotated
Patient/clinical Causes:
-don improperly
-gait habit
-external rotation of hip @ toe off

2

Lateral Whip

Prosthetic Causes:
-Knee internal rotation
-Loose socket
-foot internally rotated
Patient/clinical Causes:
-Donned improperly
-Gait habit

3

Abducted Gait

Prosthetic causes:
-Px too long
-Medial wall too high
Patient/Clinical causes:
-wide based gait

4

Circumduction

Prosthetic Causes:
-Long Px
-Excessive knee friction
-Excessive knee stability
Patient/Clinical causes:
-Lack of confidence in flexing knee

5

Vaulting

Prosthetic Causes:
-pylon too long/long Px
-poor suspension
-too much PF at foot
Patient/clinical causes:
-poor gait mechanics

6

Excessive heel rise

Prosthetic Causes:
-excessive knee flexion spring

7

Lateral Lean

Prosthetic causes:
-Px foot inset
-Low medial wall
Patient/clinical causes:
-narrow base

8

Toe Drag

Prosthetic Causes:
-long Px
-too much toe PF
-poor suspension
Patient/clinical:
-weak hip flexors
-weak hip abductors on sound side