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Rehabilitation for The Disabled


elepap8The Gait Analysis is a biomechanical measurement which allows the recording and objectively assesses, the walking ability of the examinee. It is based on videos, computers, forceplatforms, electromyographs, etc.

Special software converts the video images of gait in three-dimensional animation. Trajectories, displacements, velocities, accelerations and angles of the body are calculated automatically. The forces applied to the ground during the gait are recorded from forceplatforms fitted to the runway walk.

The muscle activation is recorded using EMGphy.

The measurement procedure is a standard procedure and can be repeated for easons of comparison.

In summary, the Gait Analysis includes:

Gait Report
It records the findings of the team of qualified scientists in Gait Analysis.

The scientific team creates a list of remarks by comparing the patients data with the expected, normal values. They then prioritize the comments in order to arrive at a conclusion that documents the gait problem. Finally, it is important to communicate with the referrer for a better briefing on the findings of the examination.

The Purpose of Gait Analysis
The purpose of the application of Gait Analysis is the diagnosis, evaluation of the progress of conservative treatment, the effectiveness of the use of drugs (e.g.s. botulinum toxin), the necessity and effectiveness of surgery when conservative treatment does not yield the expected results and also the evaluation orthotics.

Referral conditions
The person referred should: elepap10
Walk independently or with a device.
Age over 6 years.

Diseases that Gait Analysis helps with:
•    Cerebral palsy
•    Cerebral dysfunction
•    Syndromes, with accompanying disabilities
•    Myelodysplasia
•    Craniocerebral injuries
•    Injury spinal cord and peripheral nerves
•    Myopathies
•    Parkinson
•    Unequal limps from various causes
•    Twisting deformations of the limps
•    etc.