Drop Foot Drop foot or foot drop is the inability to flex one’s foot (lift the toes) due to weakness or paralysis of nerves at the ankle.
Knee Disarticulation Knee disarticulation refers to a lower-limb amputation directly through the knee joint itself and not through other bones in the leg like the femur.
Gait Gait is a person’s walking pattern. This pattern, or gait, is established through balance and the coordination of muscles in a persons legs, hips, and torso. A person’s gait …
Flexion Contracture Flexion contracture refers to the inability to fully straighten out a joint, particularly the knee or hip joint.