hemiparetic gait

hemiparetic gait

A gait disorder characterised by extension and circumduction of one leg.

Clinical findings
Weakness on affected side, hyperreflexia, extensor plantar response, flexed arm and hand across the front of the body.
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On neurologic examination, we obtained right-sided hemiparesis with hemiparetic gait and aphasia.
Macko, "Ankle training with a robotic device improves hemiparetic gait after a stroke," Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, vol.
Effects of ankle-foot orthoses on hemiparetic gait. Clin Rehabil 2003;17:137-9.
Several articles have reviewed how these techniques have been used to quantify the abnormal patterns in hemiparetic gait [2, 11, 12].
Footprint peak time and functional ambulation profile reflect the potential for hemiparetic gait recovery.
Macko R, DeSouza C, Tretter L, Silver K, Smith G, Anderson P, Tomoyasu N, Gorman P, Dengel D (1997) Treadmill aerobic exercise training reduces the energy expenditure and cardiovascular demands of hemiparetic gait in chronic stroke patients.
Although hemiparetic gait has been investigated in many studies and many rehabilitation methods have been developed in order to improve motor recovery, the cause and effect relationship between impairment caused by stroke and poststroke gait pattern has yet tobefullyunderstood 4,5].
Paroli, "Effects of an ankle-foot orthosis on spatiotemporal parameters and energy cost of hemiparetic gait," Clinical Rehabilitation, vol.
The patient continued to ambulate with a slightly hemiparetic gait pattern but advanced each leg independently in a reciprocal fashion.
An examination of constraints affecting the intralimb coordination of hemiparetic gait. Human Movement Science.
Individuals with stroke have 1.5- to 2-fold elevated energy requirements for hemiparetic gait (Macko et al., 1997).