There are eight basic pathological gaits that can be attributed to neurological conditions: hemiplegic^ spastic diplegic^ neuropathic^ myopathic^ Parkinsonian^ choreiform^ ataxic (cerebellar) and sensory. Observation of these gait are an important aspect of diagnosis that may provide information about several musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.
Excellent teaching resource including videos produced by the Stanford Medicine 25 team led by Dr. Abraham Vergese.
The Stanford Medicine 25 team is the core group of physicians^ faculty and students led by Dr. Abraham Verghese. Each member plays various roles with the Stanford Medicine 25 team and our Program for Bedside Medicine.
Publication Date: 2014-3-16
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