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  • Myopathic gait (or waddling gait) is a form of gait abnormality. The "waddling" is due to the weakness of the proximal muscles of the pelvic girdle. The patient uses circumduction to compensate for gluteal weakness.[2]. — “Myopathic gait - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Waddling gait) During the stance phase, the weakened abductor muscles allow the pelvis to tilt down on the opposite side. — “Trendelenburg gait - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Baldock services is a motorway service station on the A1(M) motorway near Baldock in Hertfordshire, England. "The brood of 29 waddling ducklings amazing drivers | Mail Online". — “Baldock services - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Slop's figure, coming slowly along, foot by foot, waddling thro' the dirt upon the vertebrae of a little diminutive pony, of a pretty colour–but of strength,–alack!–scarce able to have made an amble of it, under such a fardel, had the roads been in an ambling condition.–They were not.–Imagine to yourself, Obadiah mounted upon a strong monster of a coach-horse, pricked into a full gallop, and making all practicable speed the adverse way. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • I was still looking at the doorway, thinking that Miss Mowcher was a long while making her appearance, when, to my infinite astonishment, there came waddling round a sofa which stood between me and it, a pursy dwarf, of about forty or forty-five, with a very large head and face, a pair of roguish grey eyes, and such extremely little arms, that, to enable herself to lay a finger archly against her snub nose, as she ogled Steerforth, she was obliged to meet the finger half-way, and lay her nose against it. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens
  • He pulled himself together, looked round, screwing up his eyes, glanced at Prince Andrew, and, evidently not recognizing him, moved with his waddling gait to the porch. "Whew... whew... whew!" he whistled, and again glanced at Prince Andrew. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • He pulled himself together, looked round, screwing up his eyes, glanced at Prince Andrew, and, evidently not recognizing him, moved with his waddling gait to the porch. "Whew... whew... whew!" he whistled, and again glanced at Prince Andrew. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • It's for your sake, for pure humanity! I should like to see you, my friend, rid of your hideous caudication, together with that waddling of the lumbar regions which, whatever you say, must considerably interfere with you in the exercise of your calling." — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert

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