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Remedies For Gait Instability
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
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
Head injury from syncope, hostpital? About 2-3 hours ago, 33 age, male, 140lbs. Fainted hitting his head and chin on counter. Continueous headache, blurry vision, freezing like tempatures, sideways gait, his temp is 97.2 degrees ferinheit. Treatment given
Chronic peroneal tendonitis n PTT. Doc said it's a gait problem caused by my knocked knees. Any suggestion on treatment methods? Muscle strengthening?
Neck, shoulder, lower back, knee, ankle pain. Tendonitis that don't recover. Docs can't find structural problem. Chronic pain? Gait? Treatment option?
Having ears stringed this week. If unsteadiness when walking still carries on what will doc do next? I take amlodipine 10 mg for high blood pressure
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