Gait Disorders in Older Adults

Gait Disorders in Older Adults

A gait abnormality is a divergence from normal walking. When a person walks, their body relies on proper functioning from their ears, eyes, brain, muscles, and sensory nerves. Without its complete cooperation, walking issues can occur, which can lead to more...

Gait Analysis in Children

Gait abnormalities are present in people of all ages. Observational gait assessments are often used by clinicians to identify these deviations from a normal pattern, however these assessments can be more difficult with children as their gait pattern matures over time....

Common Gait Deviations: Ataxic Gait

What are the symptoms of Ataxia? Ataxia is commonly defined as a lack of coordination in body movements or a loss of balance which is not due to muscle weakness. Ataxia symptoms can be seen in a variety of voluntary motor tasks such as using fingers or hands,...