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intr.v. am·bu·lat·ed, am·bu·lat·ing, am·bu·lates
To walk from place to place; move about.

[Latin ambulāre, ambulāt-, to walk; see ambhi in Indo-European roots.]

am′bu·la′tion n.
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Noun1.ambulation - walking aboutambulation - walking about; "the hospital encouraged early ambulation"
walk, walking - the act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"


n deambulación f, ambulación f, (el) caminar
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Objectives: This study aims to investigate the effect of ankle foot orthosis (AFO) on temporospatial parameters, ankle kinematics, and functional ambulation level in patients with stroke.
Early ambulation which is hallmark of surgery done under local anaesthesia is a relative term, open to many interpretations.
In their study of the effects of progressive ambulation on heart rate variability following acute MI, SantosHiss and colleagues concluded progressive exercise improved vagal tone and decreased sympathetic and parasympathetic imbalance at rest.
Developed by a Thoracic Surgeon Nezzie, a safe patient ambulation device by Blickman; parked bedside, holds all equipment in a single, self-contained, stable unit.
An abridged account about an Antarctic avian, affirmed awkward at ambulation, apt, avid and adroit at aquatic aviation.
Modern testing devices mimicking human ambulation provide a representative reading of the change in slip resistance between dry and wet floor conditions.
The purpose of the present paper is to provide a description of acute care physical therapy management of these patients and to investigate the impact of earlier mobilization and ambulation on clinical outcomes.
An older measure, the Functional Ambulation Performance Score (FAPS) focuses on functional aspects of gait and represents a quantification of patients' gait based on a selection of mean STPs obtained at a self-selected speed [2].
1] examined the effects of independent ambulation with non-weight bearing on one extremity using axillary crutches, standard walkers, and rolling walkers in nine female physical therapists.
Objective: To compare the effects of thoracic epidural and thoracic paravertebral block in post thoracotomy pain relief and early ambulation.
A 22-year-old female with homozygous SCD was admitted to hospital due to severe waist and back pain that had limited her ambulation for the previous 6 months, and she has been bedridden for a month.