Progress in the Application of Gait Analysis in Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation

Juchuan Dong, Yiwen Yuan, Shude Xian, Guitan Hu, Yongmei Li


Human walking function is the biggest characteristic that distinguishes other animals, and it needs the coordination of multiple parts of the body to complete the movement.Gait analysis is a new method to study walking function and state, and it is also a hot topic of medical researchers and medical workers in orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and other fields in recent years.After hundreds of years of development, the medical field has realized the accurate and objective measurement of gait, and developed a variety of gait analysis systems suitable for different needs, such as plantar pressure measurement system, unmarked gait analysis system, wearable sensor system, etc.In the context of the continuous progress of related hardware and software technology, the scope of application of gait analysis is also gradually expanding. This paper mainly combined with the research situation of gait analysis in orthopedics and physical rehabilitation in recent years, to review the new progress of related research.


Gait Analysis; Orthopedics; Physical Rehabilitation; Application Progress

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