Dyssynergy Synergy Syndromes

Although locomotor synergies, the basic patterns of muscle contraction and relaxation that produce coordinated rhythmic stepping, exist in the spinal cord, dyssynergies resulting from discrete spinal lesions are not recognized clinically. This is partly because spinal lesions that would disrupt the central pattern generators would probably affect

TABLE 18-2 -- USEFUL STUDIES IN THE EVALUATION OF DISORDERS OF GAIT AND

BALANCE

Syndrome

Neuroimaging

Electrophysiology

Fluid and Tissue Analysis

Neuropsychological Tests

Other Tests

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