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Gait Analysis in Patients with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Its dynamic characteristics and tracks to better rehabilitation methodology

  • Itaru Kimura
  • Shun-ichi Saso
  • Ayumu Ohnuma
  • Taisuke Ohtsuki

Abstract

The gait disturbance in patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) has not analysed in detail, because of its complexity. The purpose of the study was to delineate the mechanism of the gait disturbance in NPH patients, using a modern gait analysis system and to find tracks of effective physical therapy for better gait ability.

Key words

Progressive hydrocephalus Gait analysis Rehabilitation 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Itaru Kimura
    • 1
  • Shun-ichi Saso
    • 1
  • Ayumu Ohnuma
    • 1
  • Taisuke Ohtsuki
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurological Research CenterMiyagi National HospitalMiyagiJapan

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