Our walk is a complicated process: each step involves our nervous system and skeletal system, and it’s so automatic, we even don’t notice it. There are superstitions that claim that one’s walk can reveal a lot of things about a person.
There are 7 quirks that could indicate something more serious is going on, and they’re even confirmed by scientific research.
PUBLIC HEALTH ABC2 found out what our walk could reveal about potential hidden health problems. If you notice any of these traits in yourself, friends, or relatives, maybe suggest they visit a doctor.
7. Short steps
Possible reasons: problems with knees or hips. When we make a step forward, our knee should straighten. If it’s difficult to straighten your leg, it may mean you have joint problems. Resulting in the smaller amplitude of a step.
A doctor visit is recommended to examine the knee and hip joints. If you skip visiting a doctor, you could experience back pain because of the load put on the lower back.