Gait

Walking.

Gait analysis

The study, evaluation or research of how a person walks.

Gait deviation

Undesired movemnents during walking.

Gait pattern

Specific trait of how a specific individual walks.

Gait training

Usually consists of several sessions on learnng how to walk.

Gangrene

Lack of blood supply to tissue.

Gel

Very soft jelly-like material. Can be made in various durometers.

Genu

Pertaining to the knee.

Genu recurvatum

Hyper-extension of the knee.

Genu varum

When the knee bows out and away from midline.

Genua valga

When the knee bows inward toward midline.

Geriatric amputee

An amputee that is older in age.

Goniometer

Tool used to measure angles/ROM/Contractures of a specific joint.

Granulation

Part of the healing process.

Guillotine amputation

Undesirable surgical technique that cuts directly through the limb without leaving muscle/tissue padding at end of residual limb.

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