Case of the week - 21/5/96

A 44 year old man with Ankylosing Spondylitis. Bilat. Total Hip Arthroplasty (x7), left-sided Subtalar fusion, right-sided subtalar ankylosis, minimal spinal involvement. Bilat. 'Hovercraft' feet with arch collapse. Velocity 0.8 m/s.

Right-side movie
Right-side Gait Analysis Results
Left-side movie
Left-side Gait Analysis Results
Frontal-plane movie

... points for discussion:

  • Which joints are limiting this man's gait velocity?
  • What can be done to improve his gait?

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