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The word "ataxia", comes from the Greek word, " a taxis" meaning "without order or incoordination". The word ataxia means without coordination. People with ataxia have problems with coordination because parts of the nervous system that control movement and balance are affected. Ataxia may affect the fingers, hands, arms, legs, body, speech, and eye movements. Ataxia is often used to describe a symptom of incoordination which can be associated with infections, injuries, other diseases, or degenerative changes in the central nervous system.
Hi all, hope everyone is well.By the title of my discussion those of you that know me can guess that I am very, very, very p****d off and in need of a rant.O.K. Diagnosed with SCA6 by genetic testing and all the other stuff a couple of years ago…Continue
Hi all , i said id let u all know how my appointment went. The genetic tests came back negative, in that they could not find the gene responsible for my episodic ataxia. The neurologist said that based on my symptoms which are.. Nystagmus, vertigo,…Continue
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I found out about this motion therapeutics vest about a year ago. I saw the videos of patients who had MS, and other movement diseases including ataxia. They showed quite an improvement from just simply wearing a weighted vest. I was skeptical but…Continue
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