People who have experienced a neurologic injury often face the challenge of changing their gait and learning a different walking pattern. The newly opened Gait Rehabilitation and Motor Learning Lab at the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy aims to help individuals with gait dysfunction recover the ability to walk independently with faster and better outcomes.

The overarching mission of the lab is to reduce disability in older adults with and without neurologic injury by addressing gait dysfunction. Researchers plan to tackle the issue through experimental studies that look into short-term interventions. Down the road, they will also study training interventions.

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