Improving Gait

What would  you prescribe to improve his gait? He likely would benefit from an AFO with a knee orthosis.

Improving Gait2016-08-18T14:09:58+00:00

Cane Assistance

On what side do you prescribe a cane? You should prescribe a cane to be used on the left side.

Cane Assistance2016-08-18T14:03:22+00:00

glut med weakness

When your patient walks, you notice a trendelenburg gait on the right.  Which gluteus medius is weak?   The left gluteus medius would be weak if the patient is exhibiting a right trendelenburg gait.  When the patient enters the stance phase on the left foot, the left gluteus medius is unable to produce a strong

glut med weakness2016-07-08T03:25:20+00:00

Loading Response – Gait

The pretibial muscles fire during the loading response to keep the forefoot up. The quadriceps  act eccentrically  to keep the flexed hip up.

Loading Response – Gait2018-09-03T11:32:10+00:00
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