SCISSORS GAIT

Often observed in individuals suffering from cerebral palsy, a type of walking which involves crossing of the legs while advancing with slow, small steps.

SCISSORS GAIT: "The little boy walked with a scissors gate."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCISSORS GAIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/scissors-gait/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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