Name the 5 Common abnormal Gait

Name the 5 Common abnormal Gait

 Abnormal gaits Edit Abnormal gait is a result of one or more of these tracts being disturbed. This
can happen developmentally or as the result of neurodegeneration. The most prominent
example of gait irregularities due to developmental problems comes from studies of children on
the autism spectrum. They have decreased muscle coordination, thus resulting in abnormalities
in gait. Some of this is associated with decreased muscle tone, also known as hypotonia, which
is also common in ASD. The most prominent example of abnormal gait as a result of
neurodegeneration is Parkinson . Although these are the best understood examples of
abnormal gait, there are other phenomenons that are described in the medical field.

Antalgic gait: limping caused by pain that appears or worsens when bearing weight on one limb, due to injury, disease, or other painful conditions
Charlie Chaplin gait: occurs in tibial torsion.
Circumduction gait: occurs in hemiplegia
Waddling gait: occurs in bilateral congenital hip dislocation
High stepping gait: occurs in foot drop
Scissor gait: occurs in cerebral palsy
Stiff hip gait: occurs in ankylosis of the hip
Trendelenburg gait: occurs in unstable hip due to congenital dislocation of hip, gluteus medius
muscle weakness Abnormal gait can also be a result of a stroke.

However, by using treadmill therapy to activate the cerebellum, abnormalities in gait can be


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