We continue on with this article that is describing terminology related to movement disorders.
Here is a little more info about the asterixis.
In this video in the gait session starting about 1:45, you can see where the subject’s path veers off to the left of his goal (the wheelchair) and that he’s having trouble advancing the right leg because, at initial swing the pressure on the met heads is causing some myoclonus to kick in.
Above is a video about the hypnic jerks and below is a person demonstrating their epileptic myoclonus.
Here’s a visual of the propriospinal myoclonus. Interesting.
So that covers myoclonus. The article moves on to chorea next, which we’ll look at next time!
Go watch the above videos several times. I’m a really visual person, so unless I see what the words are describing and see it several times, I’m not going to recognize it when it’s sitting on my exam mat in front of me.