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. A preliminary communication.
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].