Case of the week - 6/6/96

52yo woman, 40y post-poliomyelitis walking with right KAFO. Cadence 68 st/min, pelvic amplitude 102 mm, weight 74 kg.

Right-side movie
Right-side Gait Analysis Results
Right-side Force-plate record
Left-side movie
Left-side Gait Analysis Results
Left-side Force-plate record
Frontal-plane movie
Frontal-plane Gait Analysis Results

Check out Beth Dodge's CyberQuiz on this Case!

...points for discussion:

  • Is it valid to perform inverse dynamics when the subject wears an orthosis?
  • This subject uses a lot of trunk motion to compensate for weakness in the lower-limbs. How can this compensation be quantified?
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