We walk thousands of steps each day. We walk to do our daily activities, get around, and exercise. Having a problem with walking can make daily life more difficult.
The pattern of how you walk is called your gait. A variety of problems can cause an abnormal gait and lead to problems with walking. These include:
Treatment of walking problems depends on the cause. Physical therapy, surgery, or mobility aids may help.
References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)