Category: Gait Analysis

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus – an Aging Condition

NPH is a neuropathy caused by abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that normally surrounds the brain . The symptoms are usually described as a classic triad of gait disturbance, dementia or mental decline and urinary incontinence . To diagnose NPH, a high volume lumbar puncture (HVLP) procedure to remove excess fluid is usually given […]

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Cerebral Palsy Orthoses

Individuals with walking disabilities as a result of cerebral palsy (CP), stroke, muscular dystrophy, brain injury, or many other conditions are often prescribed ankle foot orthoses (AFOs), as shown in Figure 1 (a), to aid in their walking. The large number of individuals with CP that use AFOs highlights the magnitude of the problem. United CP reports that an estimated […]

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