Gait in Cerebellar Disease


Cerebellum is closely involved in maintaining balance while walking. People suffering from cerebellar disease often present with imbalance while walking, which is referred to as gait ataxia. Cerebellar disease manifests with ipsilateral symptoms, which means that in a person with left sided cerebellar disease, the person would sway to left side while walking. In aContinue reading “Gait in Cerebellar Disease”

Gait in Parkinson’s Disease


Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the commonest movement disorder. Patients with PD have typical features, including gait, which can aid in prompt diagnosis. In this video, you can see a person with right hemi-parkinsonism. She has resting tremors, and the upper limb is kept flexed at elbow. There is stooped posture and reduced arm swing onContinue reading “Gait in Parkinson’s Disease”