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ambulate

(am′byŭ-lāt″) [L. ambulare, to move about]
To walk or move about freely.
ambulation (am″byŭ-lā′shŏn)
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Accordingly, in the non-ambulated patients, kyphosis and scoliosis rates were significantly higher than the patients who were ambulated (kyphosis p=0.018 scoliosis p=0.009).
During this 21st session, the patient ambulated 9.1 m with a hemi-walker in the active trainer but only required minimal assistance of one physical therapist as compared with moderate assistance of 2 therapists on the 20th session (see Figure 3).
Although the control group consisted of neurologically intact and ambulated patients, the majority had chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Quantitative gait data were collected during the first testing session with a motion capture system (Real-Time, Motion Analysis Corporation; Santa Rosa, California) and force plates (Advanced Mechanical Technology Inc; Watertown, Massachusetts) while the subjects ambulated with the LLPS over a level 10 m walkway.
One 200-pound TBI resident had previously ambulated using a rolling platform walker, crossing 200 to 300 feet in 30 minutes, and in doing so requiring two caregivers' assistance because of a tendency to lean to the right side and have the right leg buckle under him.
Ulrich focused exclusively on pain reduction and did not mention if patients ambulated more due to less pain or were more motivated to participate in their recovery.
Calibration trial ambulation was performed in a room such that each subject ambulated in one direction, around a table in a circle, at a given speed.
Prior to admission, she lived with her daughter in a two-story home and ambulated independently indoors and outdoors with a single point cane.
Phase II part I consisted of the participants ambulating with a SW and a PWW for 6 minutes and part II of Phase II, the same participants ambulated for 12 minutes instead of 6 minutes.
With the use of a rolling walker, she ambulated (10) feet, rested briefly in a chair, then walked another 20 feet, all with contact guard assistance and weight bearing as tolerated.
The speed at which subjects ambulated in the gymnasium and apartment setting was calculated to be above this critical level for all subjects.
Four patients who ambulated prematurely were excluded from the analyses of between-group differences in excess hours of bedrest.