What is another word for Unsteady Gait?

Pronunciation: [ʌnstˈɛdi ɡˈe͡ɪt] (IPA)

Unsteady gait is a term used to describe an unbalanced, shaky or wobbly walking pattern. It can be caused by various factors such as injury, nerve damage, medication side effects, neurological diseases, or aging. Other synonyms for unsteady gait are ataxic gait, stumbling walk, tottering gait, unstable gait, awkward walk, shuffling gait, staggered gait, and limping gait. These words are often used interchangeably to describe a person's walking difficulties and can assist medical professionals in identifying the specific condition causing the unsteady gait. Treatment for unsteady gait typically involves addressing the underlying cause and adopting walking aids or assistive technologies.

Synonyms for Unsteady gait:

What are the hypernyms for Unsteady gait?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Locomotor Ataxia, impairments of walking ability, locomotor dysfunction.

Related words: gait problem, walking difficulties, balance problems, physician diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment, nerve damage, neurological disorder, gait disorder

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