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What is an unsteady gait? what causes it?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Examples: Most commonly an unsteady gait is due to alcohol intoxication or recreational or medical drug use. Virtually any disease or trauma to head and/or neck can make gait unstable. When this occurs due to brain or inner ear problem, balance is off and you can fall.
Last updated Oct 31, 2015

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