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antalgic

 [ant-al´jik]
counteracting or avoiding pain, as a posture or gait assumed so as to lessen pain.

an·al·ge·sic

(an'ăl-jē'zik),
1. A compound capable of producing analgesia, that is, one that relieves pain by altering the perception of nociceptive stimuli without producing anesthesia or loss of consciousness. Synonym(s): analgetic (1)
2. Characterized by reduced response to painful stimuli. Synonym(s): antalgic

antalgic

/ant·al·gic/ (ant-al´jik)
1. counteracting or avoiding pain, as a posture or gait assumed so as to lessen pain.

antalgic

(ănt-ăl′jĭk)
adj.
Analgesic.

antalgic

1. counteracting or avoiding pain, as a posture or gait assumed so as to lessen pain.
2. analgesic.
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On the one hand, classic treatments, based on antalgic and anti-inflammatory drugs and passive physiotherapy, are often not sufficient.
Results are reported as means [+ or -] standard deviation either of a 10-cm VAS (spontaneous pain and pain on movement); a 5-point scale (resistance to passive movements; antalgic rigidity, muscular contracture, joint functional impairment); or centimetres ("hand-to- floor" distance).
On examination, she was found to walk with an antalgic gait referral for the left lower extremity.
For example, an antalgic gait at the time of injury may lead to muscle inhibition or atrophy and if the activation of gluteus maximus is delayed, pelvic stability may become compromised.
Physicians should consider psoas abscess when evaluating children with acute antalgic gait or hip pain.