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On musculoskeletal examination, it was observed that she had antalgic gait, increased thoracic kyphosis and tenderness to percussion over the thoracolumbar region.
Oxytocin solution was injected intraperitoneally at 4, 8, 12, 24, 36, 48, 60 and 72 h, and subsequently, the antalgic latency and number of the writhing response over a 30 min period were recorded by blind experimenters.
Typical symptoms include pain, antalgic gait, locking, and a restricted range of motion.
Physical examination revealed an antalgic gait, painful range of motion for the left hip, mild pain to palpation in the left groin, and a glove and stocking decrease for pinprick in the lower limbs.
On examination she demonstrated an antalgic gait and her knee was grossly swollen with engorged subcutaneous blood vessels around the anterior knee (Fig.
Physical examination revealed an antalgic gait, mild swelling of the right lower extremity, and impaired hip mobility related to pain on the right side, specifically with extension, flexion, abduction, and adduction.
This could mean an arm, for example, is held closer to the body; changes like this are referred to as being antalgic (avoiding pain) and create postures that attempt to decrease the pain.
Further evidence for the medical importance of jiaotou is provided by (Yeung, 1985) who reported antalgic property and usefulness against pleurisy, angina pectoris, bronchitis, diarrhea and tenesmus.
The subject with an ineffective height-based cadence setting exhibited an antalgic gait pattern, which changed from trial to trial.
Note antalgic gait, unsymmetrical strides, aberrant movement patterns, and excessive twisting, rotating, or lateral movement.