What would you prescribe to improve his gait? He likely would benefit from an AFO with a knee orthosis.
On what side do you prescribe a cane? You should prescribe a cane to be used on the left side.
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
The pretibial muscles fire during the loading response to keep the forefoot up. The quadriceps act eccentrically to keep the flexed hip up.