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Antalgic gait is a form of gait abnormality where the stance phase of gait is abnormally shortened relative to the swing phase. It can be a good indication of pain with weight-bearing.[1]

Conditions associated with an antalgic gaitEdit


  1. GP Notebook
  2. CALVÉ et al. (1939). PATHOGENESIS OF THE LIMP DUE TO COXALGIA: The Antalgic Gait. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 21 (1).
  3. Walter, Kevin D. (2011). "Hip" Chapter 199. In Marcdante K, Kliegman R, Jenson H, Behrman R (Ed.), Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics (6th ed.) pp. 744-45. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 978-1-4377-0643-7
  4. PMID 11324667 (PMID 11324667)
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