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314 Possible Causes for Difficulty Walking, Limb Joint Contracture

  • Stroke

    […] disuse of the limb with the use of splints or other tools to stabilize the joint.[en.wikipedia.org] Other symptoms include: confusion, difficulty speaking or understanding speech; difficulty seeing with one or both eyes; difficulty walking, dizziness, loss of balance or[who.int] walking or unexplained dizziness or unsteadiness; especially in combination with any of the previously noted symptoms Other less common symptoms of stroke may include sudden[barnesjewish.org]

  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

    The goal of osteoarthritis treatment is to reduce pain and muscle spasms, improve limb function, prevent joint contractures and train patients to function in everyday life[go.galegroup.com] 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[healthy-knee.com] Depending on which joints are affected, osteoarthritis can cause difficulty standing, walking, turning knobs or keys, opening jars, etc.[onhealth.com]

  • Supination Injury

    The affected limb cannot be properly positioned for grasping and cannot effectively assist in a range of 2-handed activities.[kundoc.com] […] as interosseous membrane stiffness, muscle shortening, and joint stiffness increases.10 The posture in forearm supination presents serious functional disabilities.[kundoc.com] […] deformity occurs in 6% to 10% of children with residual brachial plexus birth injuries.8,9 Although the deformity starts as a dynamic deficit, it progresses to a fixed supination contracture[kundoc.com]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    In addition to gross motor weakness and delay, patients also exhibit muscle pseudohypertrophy especially of the calves, a waddling gait, scoliosis, joint contractures, and[radiopaedia.org] […] is usually unable to walk Frequent falls Difficulty getting up from the floor and climbing stairs Difficulty with running, hopping, and jumping Loss of muscle mass Toe walking[medlineplus.gov] He had waddling gait, Gowers sign, and minimal joint contractures. Cardiac studies showed valvular insufficiency and atrioventricular block.[web.archive.org]

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    There is risk of joint contractures and limb length discrepancy without treatment. Uveitis: 50% of those with eye involvement will have impaired vision.[patient.info] Difficulty with daily living activities such as walking, dressing, and playing. What causes childhood arthritis? The exact cause of childhood arthritis is unknown.[cdc.gov] […] with daily living activities such as walking, dressing, and playing What is Juvenile Arthritis and why is JIA (formerly JRA) different?[curearthritis.org]

  • Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

    There is risk of joint contractures and limb length discrepancy without treatment. Uveitis: 50% of those with eye involvement will have impaired vision.[patient.info] Limited mobility can be a problem for school attendance; it may cause difficulty walking, fatigue, pain or stiffness.[printo.it] […] with daily living activities such as walking, dressing, and playing What is Juvenile Arthritis and why is JIA (formerly JRA) different?[curearthritis.org]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    […] is usually unable to walk Frequent falls Difficulty getting up from the floor and climbing stairs Difficulty with running, hopping, and jumping Loss of muscle mass Toe walking[nlm.nih.gov] There may be joint contractures, especially of the tendo-Achilles. The facial, ophthalmic and bulbar muscles are not involved.[orpha.net] It primarily affects males. 0012086 Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty walking up stairs 0003551 Difficulty walking Difficulty in walking 0002355 Elevated serum creatine[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Hip Contracture

    […] of muscle without contracture of joint ( M62.4- ) contracture of tendon (sheath) without contracture of joint ( M62.4- ) Dupuytren's contracture ( M72.0 ) Type 2 Excludes[icd10data.com] Fifty-six per cent (56%) of participants had contracture in at least one major joint of upper or lower limb. The most common site of contracture was the ankle (43.9%).[multiple-sclerosis-research.blogspot.com] […] acquired deformities of limbs ( M20 - M21 ) Contracture of joint Clinical Information Permanent fixation of the hip in primary positions, with limited passive or active motion[icd10data.com]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Physical indicators of spastic cerebral palsy include spastic paresis of multiple limbs and joint contractures , scissors gait, and persistence of primitive reflexes .[amboss.com] People with cerebral palsy may have difficulty walking. They may also have trouble with tasks such as writing or using scissors.[medlineplus.gov] Risk factors for fracture in this group include nonambulatory status, anticonvulsant use, presence of a joint contractures, immobilization after surgery, and poor nutrition[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    In addition to changes in behavior, personality and language skills that characterize FTD, people with ALS and FTD also have difficulty walking, standing, using their hands[theaftd.org] Congenital SMA with arthrogryposis (persistent contracture of joints with fixed abnormal posture of the limb) is a rare disorder.[web.archive.org] These motor functions can cause a person to not be able to walk or have difficulty while walking.[motorneuronedisease.org]

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