Am J Phys Med Rehabil 1994 Nov-Dec;73(6):421-7
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Boston, MA 02114.
The purpose of this report is to illustrate the utility of a gait laboratory as a simple, straightforward aid to psychiatric care. The evaluation and management of a patient with spastic paresis and reduced knee flexion in swing (stiff-legged gait), using quantitative gait analysis, are provided. Spastic quadriceps activity during swing was thought to be the cause of reduced knee flexion, based on traditional physiatric history and physical examination. Read More