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Retraining Exercises

With all these phases and patterns and mechanics of gait, there's a lot that can go wrong. PT 's are known for improving gait patterns (with or without an assisting device or orthotic). We do this through various exercises, activities, and stretches to retrain gait patterns.

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Activity List(s)

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Goal Bank

  • Luke will ambulate 3 steps with no external aid to increase his stamina and walking independence in 3 weeks. 1
  • Tony will ambulate 50 feet, 5 times over 2 week(s), with hand held assist for increased transitioning when ambulating in school. 1