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Doctor insights on: Stilt Walking Cause

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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If a child is not walking at 14 months, should it be worrisome, and what may be the cause?

If a child is not walking at 14 months, should it be worrisome, and what may be the cause?

I'd watch for now: I use 15 m as my outer limit for the skill of independent walking. This assumes that a 14 m kid is pulling up & crusing on furnature.If neither are present i would procede with a developmental evaluation at a child study center.By definition a small percentage of normal kids don't walk untill 15 m, kids with emerguing developmental pbs from a variety of reasons will be evident at this point. ...Read more

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What causes you to stumble when walking?

What causes you to stumble when walking?

Please Clarify: There are probably over one hundred possible causes to this. If it persists you must be seen in person and not treated by the internet. But, to give you any valid answer we need more information. ...Read more

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What cause sharp ancle pains when you walk?

What cause sharp ancle pains when you walk?

Pain: Most often pain in the ankle is related to musculoskeletal issues, or issues with the bones or tendons. This can be from arthritis, tendonitis or bone or tendon injury. If persistent further evaluation by an orthopedic specialist may be indicated. ...Read more

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What causes difficulty walking after sitting?

What causes difficulty walking after sitting?

Many possibilities: If it is not getting better, see your doctor. Walking is a complex process, and many different medical problems can affect it. I suggest you go in for a good history and examination. Start with your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Walking in hot sun causes me headache...How...?

Walking in hot sun causes me headache...How...?

Trigger: If your headaches are migraine events, not uncommon for bright sunshine to act as a trigger. There are multiple other triggering events, both externally and internally, and you can google lists of foods and events that can create problems, if you are susceptible. Not the heat but the light (photophobia). Preventative meds can help. ...Read more

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Will slight bulging cause the inability to walk?

Will slight bulging cause the inability to walk?

Doubtful.: It’s doubtful that a slight bulging (of which I’m presuming is an intervertebral disc) would cause the inability to walk. In fact, walking along with physical therapy may be an important treatment modality in this regard. ...Read more

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What can cause someone to stop walking? Like a pause? For no reason?

Neurologic causes: Parkinson's disease is one significant cause and you should be examined by neurologist for this. ...Read more

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What is the basic cause of pt with walking in sleep ? How to manage it

What is the basic cause of pt with walking  in sleep ? How to manage it

PARASOMNIA : Parasomnia, this is a group of disorders including sleep walking . You need an exam, land and a sleep study(PSG) review the results with your internist and sleep doctor. ...Read more

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If I continue to walk around on a tore pcl, will it cause more or long term damage?

If I continue to walk around on a tore pcl, will it cause more or long term damage?

No: Most PCL injuries are minimally symptomatic so simply walking around shouldn't be a problem. Pcl deficient knees are weakest or most symptomatic when going up and down stairs or hills. You can minimize this with a good rehab program which would include quadriceps strengthening. ...Read more

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What causes me to walk so unbalanced i feel as though i'm walking in a ship with choppy waters

What causes me to walk so unbalanced i feel as though i'm walking in a ship with choppy waters

Sounds like : Labyrinthitis, or inflammation of inner ear that causes disturbance in your semicircular canals in the inner ear. But it could be something more serious, such as brain tumor, so go see a doctor to make sure. ...Read more

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While I was walking, I got a sharp pain in my cranial and digital area. What cause possibly cause this to occur?

While I was walking, I got a sharp pain in my cranial and digital area. What cause possibly cause this to occur?

Sharp pain: Occasionally one spot in the brain perceives pain coming from 2 seemingly unrelated areas of the body. An example is with certain heart attacks where discomfort may be felt in the chest and the jaw simultaneously. ...Read more

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What causes persistent weakness almost to the point of fainting after waking up or physical activity like walking?

What causes persistent weakness almost to the point of fainting after waking up or physical activity like walking?

Many, Many: possible causes. This will actually require a one on one evaluation. Need full medical history, physical examination & possible blood work. Take care. ...Read more

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I can be walking for a couple of hours and when i lay down my body gose num and tingles i feel like passing out what could cause that?

I can be walking for a couple of hours and when i lay down my body gose num and tingles i feel like passing out what could cause that?

Sounds like: Deconditioning problem. But, may also suggest diminish performance of heart and/or lungs. Get yourself checked by your physician, sooner than later. ...Read more

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Standing completely still causes HR to race(100-110s) but if I gently start to walk it will lower (70s-80s). Uncomfortable to stand still. Causes?

Standing completely still causes HR to race(100-110s) but if I gently start to walk it will lower (70s-80s). Uncomfortable to stand still. Causes?

???UHm: Your hear rate should increase when you start an activity as your muscles are using up oxygen which has to be brought to the muscle by the blood coming from the heart. If the opposite is happening,get an evaluation . But start out by going to your primary care physician who may be able to handle this problem without sending you to a specialist ...Read more

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My body feels too light and relaxed. There doesn't seem to be a sign of coordination when I walk, hence it feels a bit like I am floating. Causes?

My body feels too light and relaxed. There doesn't seem to be a sign of coordination when I walk, hence it feels a bit like I am floating. Causes?

Lots of stuff: Anything from being in love to taking too many allergy pills could give you the same lightheaded feeling. The whole City of Cleveland was feeling that way recently when we were on the thresh hold of a basketball championship...only to be doused...oh well. You need a good physical examination to understand your symptoms a bit better including blood pressures, medication history, etc. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I was walking home one night and had to move fast cause I was about to get hit by a firecracker. what wouldve happened to me physically if I had?

I was walking home one night and had to move fast cause I was about to get hit by a firecracker. what wouldve happened to me physically if I had?

Depends: It depends upon where you were hit. Firecrackers can cause burns. They can cause blindness if you are hit in an eye. People have also lost fingers if they go off in their hand. I am glad that you did not get hurt ...Read more

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My mum fell over suddenly. She was walking carefully and watching her step. She did not trip over something. It happened 2 times what are the causes?

My mum fell over suddenly. She was walking carefully and watching her step. She did not trip over something. It happened 2 times what are the causes?

Falling: Without warning can be due to cardiac syncope, seizure, periodic paralysis, autonomic failure, balance issues, cataplexy and psychological issues. Time to get her checked out. ...Read more