Lesson 1 Why is Assessing Gait So Important

https://vimeo.com/307330486Why Evaluate / Start with Gait?

Overriding Principles

  • Most people walk/norms
  • Its uniquely human
  • It is a dynamic movement assessment/guide clinical decisions
  • If you can’t control the movement at a slow speed it is unlikely to improve when you add speed.
  • If you lack motion in one plane you will bleed motion into another plane
  • You’ll find motion above or below in the same plane