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A 36-year-old member asked:

Should i go hiking if i have an unstable gait?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
If level ground: Just sort of common sense, uneven terrain can create a greater risk of falling and injury. Maybe, use assistive device or hold onto a companion until you stabilize. Prepare for your hike by getting some gait rehabilitation with a good physical therapist.

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