paralytic gait

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paralytic gait

An older, imprecise term used for a gait defect seen in patients with partial paralysis or weakness of one or more legs.
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The effects of parallel bars, body weight support and speed on the modulation of the locomotor pattern of spastic paretic gait.
Analyses of electromyography (EMG) activation patterns showed that this symmetry was not an artifact of TM-induced mechanical perturbations, as timing of EMG bursts shifted significantly within the paretic gait cycle [23].