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Dr. Matthew Keast
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Gait Instability (Overview)

a deviation from normal walking, inability to maintain coordinated walking mechanics,.


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What is gait instability? How can I treat it if the patient is not suffering from sever disease but he is 77 yrs.Is there any supplments to be given?

What is gait instability? How can I treat it if the patient is not suffering from sever disease but he is 77 yrs.Is there any supplments to be given?

Not simple: There can be many causes for inability to walk without assistance, and experience risk of toppling over. If b-12 deficiency, injections might help, if due to degenerative brain problem, stroke, normal pressure hydrocephalus, brain tumor, binswanger's encephalopthy, thyroid problems, need to get this diagnosed. See a neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Matthew Keast
22 doctors shared insights

Gait Instability (Overview)

a deviation from normal walking, inability to maintain coordinated walking mechanics,.


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How to get rid of financial instability?

Be healthy: Since this is health tap.....Achieving good health is a great financial decision. Less money spent on medical problems. Health care costs are one of the biggest reasons people also go bankrupt. ...Read more

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Gait instability (Tip)

Manual therapy/manipulation can help increase gait speed in parkinsons. ...See more

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What is the definition or description of: Gait instability?

What is the definition or description of: Gait instability?

Gait instability=: a deviation from normal walking, inability to maintain coordinated walking mechanics,. ...Read more

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What is gait instability? How can I treat it if the patient is not suffering from sever disease but he is 77 yrs.Is there any supplments to be given?

Not simple: There can be many causes for inability to walk without assistance, and experience risk of toppling over. If b-12 deficiency, injections might help, if due to degenerative brain problem, stroke, normal pressure hydrocephalus, brain tumor, binswanger's encephalopthy, thyroid problems, need to get this diagnosed. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Should i go hiking if I have an unstable gait?

Should i go hiking if I have an unstable gait?

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. ...Read more

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What is an unsteady gait? What causes it?

What is an unsteady gait? What causes it?

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. ...Read more

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Common causes of a clumsy gait?

Common causes of a clumsy gait?

Cervical stenosis : One cause that i see in my clinic is myelopathy from cervical spine or thoracic spine compression. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like unsteady gait go away quickly?

Do symptoms like unsteady gait go away quickly?

It depend: We have different reason for unsteady gait, it depend on the reason it may go away quickly or take long time or stay forever. ...Read more

Gait (Definition)

Gait is the way locomotion is achieved using our limbs. Gait is defined as "bipedal, biphasic forward propulsion of center of gravity of human body, in which there is alternate movements of different segments of the body" . Different gaits are characterized by differences in limb movement patterns, overall velocity, forces, ...Read more