A 33-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: shuffling gait?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Shuffling gait: Shuffling gait = "A gait in which the foot is moving forward at the time of initial contact or during midswing, with the foot either flat or at heel strike, usually accompanied by shortened steps, reduced arm swing and forward flexed posture." REF: http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/shuffling+gait May be seen in Parkisonism.
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