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61 Possible Causes for Difficulty in Heel to Toe Walking

  • Kuru

    Involuntary muscle jerking and twitching is observed, along with other cerebellar signs such as tremor on finger-to-nose testing, difficulty with heel-to-toe walking, and[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

    , difficulty heel walking (CMTDH), difficulty toe and heel walking (CMTDTH).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms may include: Hammer toes High arched heels Decreased sensation in the feet and legs Muscle cramping in legs and forearms Flexed toes Difficulty holding the[cookchildrens.org] It may become difficult for individuals with CMT to hold up the foot or to walk on the heel of the foot.[hihg.med.miami.edu]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    He had no limb ataxia but exhibited a slightly wide-based gait with difficulty walking heel-to-toe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sever Disease

    SEVER’S DISEASE SYMPTOMS Deep ache at the back of the heel bone (which increases with activity) Swelling and redness at back of the heel Difficulty walking (i.e. limping)[sydneyheelpain.com.au] The symptoms include pain, tenderness, swelling or redness in the heel, and they might have difficulty walking or putting pressure on the heel.[lexingtonkypodiatry.com] Symptoms of calcaneal apophysitis may include: pain in the back or bottom of the heel especially when/after running or walking, limping, walking on toes, difficulty running[riverdalept.com]

  • Zebra Body Myopathy

    Most sensitive tests: Glabellar tap- negative likelihood ratio of 0.13 Difficulty with heel-toe walking: NLR 0.3 Most specific tests: Tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia: PLR[morningreporttgh.blogspot.com] 2.2 Difficulty with heel-toe walking: PLR 2.9 Glabellar tap: PLR 4.5 Findings making Parkinson's disease very unlikely: Cerebellar signs Pyramidal signs Cranial nerve palsies[morningreporttgh.blogspot.com] Expect blinking with each tap x 5-10, then blinking should stop Standing, gait: -difficulty initiating movement (akinesis, bradykinesia) -shuffling gait -difficulty walking[morningreporttgh.blogspot.com]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    The patient was unable to walk on his heels, had mild difficulty with toe walking, and had a waddling gait that was slightly wide based.[acgcasereports.gi.org]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Type 1A

    On walking, the sufferers are seen to have flat feet, walking tip-toe and difficulty in walking on heels. In babies there is a developmental delay, lax joints etc.[news-medical.net]

  • Lethal Muscular Hypertonia

    On walking, the sufferers are seen to have flat feet, walking tip-toe and difficulty in walking on heels. In babies there is a developmental delay, lax joints etc.[news-medical.net]

  • Neonatal Hypotonia

    On walking, the sufferers are seen to have flat feet, walking tip-toe and difficulty in walking on heels. In babies there is a developmental delay, lax joints etc.[news-medical.net]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    […] in the ankle, which leads to difficulty with the heel-to-toe motion in walking.[spine-health.com] For example, a herniation between the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebrae will manifest itself by a patient having difficulty bending the big toe and in attempting to walk on[espine.com] See All About the L3-L4 Spinal Segment L5 nerve impingement (at the L4-L5 level) from a herniated disc can cause symptoms such as weakness in extending the big toe and potentially[spine-health.com]

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