Gait Training is a specialized form of physical therapy. It can help strengthen and improve a person's ability to stand and walk. It helps patients by strengthening their muscles and joints. It also aids in enhancing posture and balance to avoid stumbling or falling while walking.
This Therapy aims to build muscle memory, boost endurance, and eventually retrain the legs for repetitive motions. It was designed to help gain independence from adaptive devices and boost confidence in walking.
A doctor may recommend this training if a person lost their ability to walk due to an injury, illness, or other health condition. The following conditions can lead to difficulties with gait: