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166 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Limping Gait, Osteoarthritis

  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip

    […] limb osteoarthritis.[] The gait pattern over short distances and abductor strength are usually normal in the early stages of the disease.[] Although the literature on cortisone in the therapy of various diseases has become voluminous, little has been said concerning its use in degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis[]

  • Congenital Hip Dysplasia

    The condition tends to worsen as the child grows and if not treated, may result in the child learning to walk with a limp or unusual waddling gait.[] A walking child may present with abnormal gait signs, including any of the following 2 : Limp. Waddling gait. Hyperlordosis. Positive Trendelenburg sign.[] Abstract Major rim pathology is a precursor of osteoarthritis of the hip secondary to residual acetabular dysplasia.[]

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

    A child with SCFE may limp or have an abnormal gait. X-rays This type of study provides images of dense structures, such as bone.[] Femoroacetabular impingement is a mechanical hip abnormality that typically affects young populations and leads to hip pain and premature osteoarthritis.[] In fact, most patients with SCFE are teenagers with knee or hip pain who subsequently exhibit an intermittent limping gait.[]

  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

    As noted earlier, this change in internal loading patterns has the potential to cause excessive external subtalar joint pronation moments, abnormal gait patterns and even[] KEYWORDS: Osteoarthritis; epidemiology; knee; laterality; plain radiograph[] Major symptoms are pain, swelling and difficulty walking. - Pain during exercise A major symptom of osteoarthritis of the knee is knee pain which occurs during knee motions[]

  • Leg Length Inequality

    The magnitude of leg-length inequality closely correlated with awareness of the inequality, abnormal gait, use of ambulatory assistive devices, the need for a shoe lift, prior[] Radiographic osteoarthritis was defined as Kellgren and Lawrence grade 2 or greater, and symptomatic osteoarthritis was defined as radiographic disease in a consistently painful[] (limp) and/or lumbar scoliosis & lower back pain Possible spinal anatomical changes for long-standing conditions Vertebral body wedging, increased spurring Increased disc[]

  • Coxa Vara

    Shrot status and later abnormal gait associated with coxa vara are common clinical feature.[] All but four were affected by secondary osteoarthritis which in six cases was slight.[] " gait and leg length discrepancy.[]

  • Arthritis

    This case report describes the findings of a previously healthy pediatric patient with acute onset of knee swelling and abnormal gait.[] Guidelines for the medical management of osteoarthritis. II. Osteoarthritis of the knee. Arthritis Rheum 1995 ;38: 1541 - 1546 4. Felson DT, Buckwalter J.[] For example, if you are limping, the way you limp can tell your doctor a lot about the severity and location of your arthritis.[]

  • Knee Sprain

    Your knee may be tender to touch, and some patients report a sensation of “giving way” or difficulty walking.[] The complications of a Knee Sprain may include: Chronic knee instability Prolonged and chronic pain The development of degenerative joint disease, such as osteoarthritis How[] walking, bending forward or sideways, or standing straight) In some cases, the person may feel a pop or tear at the time of the injury.[]

  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

    walking or a limp Your doctor may flex and rotate your child's hips to check for pain.[] At the latest follow-up a strong increase in the number of cases with osteoarthritis was seen.[] Clinical features include a limping gait and hip pain frequently radiating into the thigh, knees, groin, or buttocks. Pain is worse with activities.[]

  • Hip Arthritis

    This may include: pain in one or both hips pain in the buttocks, groin, or thigh pain that is worse in the morning and gets better through the day difficulty walking or bending[] Hip Osteoarthritis Diagnosis Your doctor can diagnose osteoarthritis in your hip through a physical exam and an x-ray.[] A pronounced limp, known as a Trendelenburg gait, can result when the shoulders move toward the side of the affected hip during weight bearing.[]

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