Ask Dr. Marks: 03/04

Ive started to feel a little unsteady on my feet, and have nearly fallen several times in the past month. What could be causing this? There are many causes for feeling unsteady. The two most common are musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Joint stiffness and muscle weakness secondary to osteoarthritis can cause unsteadiness. When a hip or a knee lacks the range of motion necessary to make the moment-to-moment adjustments required in walking, the sensation is…
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