Gait Deviations

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Circumduction (swing)

Weak hip flexors. Weak knee flexors, hamstrings. Limited knee flexion ROM. Painful knee. Extensor spasticity

Hip hiking (swing)

Weak hip flexors. Weak knee flexors, hamstrings. Limited knee flexion ROM. Painful knee. Extensor spasticity.

Steppage gait (excessive hip and knee flexion) (swing)

Weak Dorsiflexion. Flexor Spasticity. Planterflexion spasticity

Foot drop/toe drag (swing)

Weak Dorsiflexion, Planterflexion spasticity

Trendelenburg Gait (Lateral trunk bending) (Stance)

Weak Glute Med ABDuctors Painful hip

Backward trunk Lean (Stance)

weak hip extensors

Forward trunk lean (Stance)

weak quads hip flexion contracture knee flexion contracture

Antalgic Gait (stance)

Pain in LE

Knee wobbling or buckling (stance)

Painful knee weak quads

Genu recurvatum (knee hyper extension) (stance)

Generalized Ligamentus laxity Weak quads Planterflexor contracture extensor spasticity

Toes First at heel strike (stance)

Weak DF PF contracture Knee flexion contracture PF spasticity painful heel LE too short

Equinus Gait (tip-toe walking) (stance)

PF contracture or Spasticity

Foot Slap (stance)

weak DF

inadequate push-off (stance) (shuffling)

Weak PF pain in forefoot limited ROM at hip, knee, or ankle

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