gait analysis

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gait analysis

[′gāt ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(physiology)
An aspect of kinesiology that involves the study of walking or other types of ambulation.
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In addition to helping identify which surgery results in better outcomes, a greater understanding of how these patients function in the gait lab will allow investigators to better design biomechanical cadaveric studies.
Unique biomechanical footbed technology helps reduce excessive pronation (walking with most of your weight on the inside edge of your foot), maintain a good, natural alignment and in turn, reduce foot and knee pain and strain on other areas of the body associated with walking badly and unsupportive footwear (backed up by Birmingham Gait Lab research).
Contract notice: East tallinn central hospital kE[acute accent]nnianalE-stori real time (real time gait lab analysis) purchase.
For the walking trials, the subject was wheeled to one end of the gait lab, at which point he stood with the assistance of an experimenter.
Through the gait lab we can analyse the muscle functions in complex cases," he said.
Medical personnel at NICOE will treat the most severe TBI cases using a range of resources, including neurology, neuropsychology, psychology, psychiatry, cognitive therapy and pharmacological therapy departments, as well as an occupational therapy gym, gait lab, outdoor and sight rehabilitation spaces, vehicle and firearm simulators and a virtual-reality room.
The four-story 65,000-square-foot center includes clinical space, a military performance lab, a gait lab and computer assisted rehabilitation environment.
THE gait lab at the Royal Leamington Spa Rehabilitation Hospital helps people with walking problems by carrying out hi-tech assessments.
A key aspect of the medical care was Eric walking through the hospital's motion analysis laboratory, or gait lab.
The state-of-the-art Center encompasses 26,450 square-feet and also includes 30 exam rooms, Botulinum toxin treatment rooms, a tilt room to evaluate and treat patients with orthostatic hypotension, a balance and gait lab, clinical research areas and a rehabilitation gym.