Magnetic gait

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Magnetic gait is a form of gait abnormality.

Presentation[edit]

Feet seem attached to floor as if by a magnet. In magnetic gait, each step is initiated in a "wresting" motion carrying feet upward and forward. Magnetic gait can be visualized in terms of a powerful magnet being forcefully pulled from a steel plate.

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ Saint, Sanjay; Wiese, Jeff; Bent, Stephen (2006). Clinical clerkships: the answer book. Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 219. ISBN 0-7817-3754-0.