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Gait patterns in patients with Multiple Sclerosis

  title={Gait patterns in patients with Multiple Sclerosis},
  author={J. Kempen and C. Doorenbosch and V. D. Groot and D. Knol and H. Beckerman},
Background Limited walking ability is an important problem for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). A better understanding of how gait impairments lead to limited walking ability may help to develop more targeted interventions. Although gait classifications are available in stroke and cerebral palsy, relevant knowledge in MS is scarce. The purpose of this study is to identify distinctive gait patterns in patients with MS, based on a combined evaluation of kinematics, gait features and muscle… Expand

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