HEMIPLEGIC GAIT


A person with left spastic hemiparesis. Note the flexion at elbow with internal rotation of left upper limb. The lower limb too has extension at left hip and left knee. While walking he circumducts the left lower limb (external rotation with movement in an arc).

Published by Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Medicine) DM (Neurology)

I am a doctor with 25 years experience. I have worked as a neurologist for about 20 years. Educating public and healthcare professionals is very dear to me. This is possible due to my interactions with thousands of patients and their caregivers. I salute the patients who suffer and it is our duty to minimise suffering by preventing diseases and ensuring prompt diagnosis and treatment of those already affected.

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