Shuffling Gait (Feet) And Weakness

Last Editorial Review: 12/14/2020

Shuffling gait or weakness can be signs of neurologic conditions or nerve damage from any reason. If gait changes or weakness on one side of the body come on suddenly, these can be signs of stroke. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop the sudden onset of gait changes or one-sided weakness, and contact your doctor any time you are concerned about your symptoms.

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.

Symptoms & Signs A-Z List

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors