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Types of Gait

Ataxic Gait
Ataxic Gait

ataxic gait an unsteady, uncoordinated walk, with a wide base and the feet thrown out, coming down first on the heel and then on the toes with a double tap. double-step gait a gait in which there is a noticeable difference in the length or timing of alternate steps.

Choreiform Gait
Choreiform Gait

Choreiform Gait Demonstration This is a hyperkinetic gait seen with certain types of basal ganglia disorders. There is intrusion of irregular, jerky, involuntary movements in both the upper and lower extremities.

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Diplegic Gait
Diplegic Gait

more medical videos on : http://medicofiles.com Diplegic Gait Demonstration The patient has spasticity in the lower extremities greater than the upper extrem...

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Hemiplegic Gait
Hemiplegic Gait

hemiplegic gait a gait involving flexion of the hip because of footdrop and circumduction of the leg. intermittent double-step gait a hemiplegic gait in which there is a pause after the short step of the normal foot, or in some cases after the step of the affected foot.

Myopathic Gait
Myopathic Gait

Related to myopathic gait: myopathy, spastic gait waddling gait A gait disorder characterised by wide-based steps, swaying or rolling from side to side, toe-walking, symmetricalness, and due to myopathy and other neuromuscular disorders.

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Myopathic Gait
Myopathic Gait

Related to myopathic gait: myopathy, spastic gait waddling gait A gait disorder characterised by wide-based steps, swaying or rolling from side to side, toe-walking, symmetricalness, and due to myopathy and other neuromuscular disorders.

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Neuropathic Gait
Neuropathic Gait

Finally, there is neuropathic gait, also known as steppage gait or equine gait because the person has to lift his or her affected leg or legs high enough during walking that the foot does not drag on the floor, similar to the way a horse walks.

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Parkinsonian Gait
Parkinsonian Gait

Parkinsonian gait (or festinating gait, from Latin festinare [to hurry]) is the type of gait exhibited by patients suffering from Parkinson's disease (PD). This disorder is caused by a deficiency of dopamine in the basal ganglia circuit leading to motor deficits.

Sensory Gait
Sensory Gait

What abnormality of gait does he most likely have a Steppage gait b Sensory from NURSING NUR 323 at Miami University

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