50 Possible Causes for Limping Gait in USA

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
    Limping Gait

    In fact, most patients with SCFE are teenagers with knee or hip pain who subsequently exhibit an intermittent limping gait.[1]

  • Knee Disorder
    Limping Gait
  • Bacterial Arthritis
    Limping Gait

    Bacterial arthritis is predominantly caused by Staphylococcus aureus, streptococci, and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Joint pain and swelling (involving either one or more joints), as well as fever, are three cardinal symptoms seen in these patients. The diagnosis can be made after a proper physical examination, while the…[2]

  • Pyogenic Arthritis of the Sacroiliac Joint
    Limping Gait
  • Congenital Hip Dysplasia
    Limping Gait

    Congenital hip dysplasia describes a medical condition characterized by an abnormal development of the hip joint. Congenital hip dysplasia is frequently asymptomatic. This is why screening procedures are extremely important, especially after birth. Signs and symptoms that may be present include increase in the range…[3]

  • Knee Sprain
    Limping Gait

    A knee sprain occurs when the ligament(s) of the knee sustains damage. Sprains result from sports and recreational activities, direct knee contact, or falls. Knee trauma is particularly common in young athletes. The patient history for a knee sprain, especially that of an ACL tear, is positive for a popping…[4]

  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    Limping Gait

    Osteoarthritis of the knee describes a chronic, degenerative disease of the knee joints that is associated with cartilage damage, functional impairment and pain. The disease may be triggered by genetic predisposition, age, trauma or other pathological conditions. Patients usually present with inflamed knees and…[5]

  • Sever Disease
    Limping Gait

    Sever disease is a common and painful inflammation of the calcaneal apophysis. The following symptoms commonly presents with calcaneal apophysitis or Sever disease: Pain and swelling at the posterior heel Walking on toes Pain is aggravated with use of heel Limping Difficulty in running and jumping Tenderness when the…[6]

  • Hip Disease
    Limping Gait
  • Charley Horse
    Limping Gait

    Delayed onset muscle soreness is a state of muscular pain, occurring 24 to 48 hours after intense or prolonged muscular activity. The mechanism of delayed onset muscle soreness is not completely understood.[7]

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  1. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  2. Bacterial Arthritis, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  3. Congenital Hip Dysplasia, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  4. Knee Sprain, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  5. Osteoarthritis of the Knee, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  6. Sever Disease, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  7. Charley Horse, https://www.symptoma.com/en…