Gait Abnormalities

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Gait Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Antalgic gait is
    • A. 

      Swing , steppage

    • B. 

      HS, painful, avoid weight bear and caused by spur,burn or blisters

    • C. 

      Weak hip

    • D. 

      None

  • 2. 
    Trendelenberg is
    • A. 

      During mid swing

    • B. 

      Mid stance,weak hip abduct ( glute med) and pelvis tips down uncompensated

    • C. 

      Weak dorsi

    • D. 

      Knee flexion issue

  • 3. 
    Gluteus med gait desc ribes
    • A. 

      Weak quads

    • B. 

      Leg lifted to clear floor

    • C. 

      Mid stance, head/trunk tip stance, compensated caused by weak hip abductors

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    Weak quads cause
    • A. 

      Foot slap

    • B. 

      Penguin appearance

    • C. 

      Back knee gait where knee may need manual extention

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    Scap winging is
    • A. 

      Radial nerve

    • B. 

      Median nerve

    • C. 

      Long thoracic damage and serratus ant due to mi humeral issue

    • D. 

      Causes lo back pain

  • 6. 
    Ape hand describes
    • A. 

      Index finger and radial nerve

    • B. 

      Loss of opposition of thumb ,median N

    • C. 

      Arm hangs, can affect many nerves

    • D. 

      Ulnar nerve damage

  • 7. 
    Claw hand is
    • A. 

      Traction injury in baby,shoulder in extension, arm hangs, can affect many nerves

    • B. 

      Inability to flex thumb,index and midd finger,median N

    • C. 

      Commen peroneal nerve damage

    • D. 

      Ulnar nerve issue and loss of intrinsic muscle, phalanges hyperextended

  • 8. 
    Wrist drop is
    • A. 

      Hyperext of phalanges, ulnar nerve damage

    • B. 

      Traction injury brac plexus,1 or 5 nerves affacted

    • C. 

      Radial nerve damage, midhumeral fracture, hard to release objects

    • D. 

      Long thoracic nerve affected