A gait abnormality marked by an inability to lift the feet off the floor. It results in a decrease in mobility and an increase in falls. It is most commonly associated as part of the triad of symptoms of normal pressure hydrocephalus. As such, it can be associated with dementia and urinary incontinence. Normal pressure hydrocephalus is often considered in the differential diagnosis for Parkinson’s disease.
References and Readings
- Sudarsky, L. (2004). Gait disorders. In R. L. Watts & W. C. Koller (Eds.), Movement disorders (2nd ed., pp. 813–824). New York: McGraw-Hill.Google Scholar