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A 25-year-old female asked:

To podiatrists: how many times do you see asymmetrical gait in patients?

4 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Not uncommon: There are many reasons why this can occur and it is not uncommon at all.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 14 years experience
All the time: With your past medical history, it may be common to see abnormal gait patterns due to chronic back injury/ pain. Collapsed arches or flat feet can contribute to instability generally.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Extremely Common: And easy to fix most times with orthotics or shoe adjustments. This type og gait and lead to knee, hip low back pain and others. Get it checked.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Very common: One foot may be more internally or externally rotated during walking.

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Last updated Mar 30, 2014

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