Trouble walking is abnormal, uncontrollable walking pattern. Genetics may cause them or other factors, such as diseases or injuries, may. Walking abnormalities can affect the muscles, bones, or nerves of the legs. The symptoms are:
• Propulsive gait: This walking abnormality is characterized by a slouched, rigid posture. A person with this condition walks with their head and neck thrust forward.
• Scissors gait: A person with this abnormality walks with their legs bent slightly inward. As they walk, their knees and thighs may cross or hit each other in a scissor-like movement.
• Spastic gait: A person with spastic gait drags their feet while walking. They may also appear to walk very stiffly.
• Steppage gait: A person with this condition walks with their toes pointing downward, causing their toes to scrape the ground while walking.
• Waddling gait: A person with this gait waddles from side to side when walking.
HOW IS TROUBLE WALKING DIAGNOSED?
An orthopaedic would check your legs and muscle movement and do tests like X-rays and scan to check for deformities and diseases.
HOW IS TROUBLE WALKING TREATED?
The doctor will prescribe antibiotics or antiviral medication to treat Trouble Walking. Physical therapy can also be recommended to treat Trouble Walking.