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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Varies by cause: The key to fixing an awkward gait is determing the cause - is it muscular, skeletal, neurological, etc. Pt can help for muscular injuries, and for so ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience in Podiatry
In general...yes: If you have inefficient biomechanics, your gait can be improved by modalities like physical therapy and orthotics. Your gait is a complex series of c ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Awkward gait: uncoordinated manner of walking / food movement.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Abnormal gait: manner of walking is not normal.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Many: Metabolic, neurological , orthopedic , etc. see your doc
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Gait instability=: a deviation from normal walking, inability to maintain coordinated walking mechanics,.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicole Clark
16 years experience in Neurology
Ataxia: This can also be called ataxia, difficulty coordinating movements, resulting in unequal jerky movements.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Gait belt = safety: There are many techniques to help a person with debility transfer from/to a wheelchair. It really depends on the level of debility and the amount of h ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Gait: Everyone has differences in there gait. Most are within 2 standard deviations of the mean and therefore considered "normal". The specific joint anat ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Check vision: Need to have his vision checked if he walks into things.

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