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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