Shuffling Gait (Feet), Stiffness Or Decreased Movement And Unable To Bear Weight

Reviewed on 2/6/2023

A shuffling gait and abnormal movement can be seen with conditions such as Parkinson's disease as well as certain dementia conditions. And shuffling gait with inability to bear weight can also result from trauma or injury such as fractures of the toe or foot. Certain arthritis conditions can also cause gait abnormalities and decreased movement. Pay attention to all your symptoms. Report any concerning symptoms to a doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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