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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.
Has anyone had bursitis?In 2012, I used to walk 6 miles a week but in 2013 I couldn't walk because of hip pain.The orthopedist told me that I had hip bursitis because of ataxia and it will never go away.Have any of you experienced it? Is there a new…Continue
I know that some ataxias have dementia as an associated symptom and am wondering if anyone has been told by their doctor that they have dementia or if it's a common symptom with your specific type of ataxia?Continue
Hello,I'm BrittanyI am 24 and found out when I was 20 that I had cerebellum atrophy caused by the cancer. I had cancer when I was 14.About 2 years ago, I started choking while drinking, I have since learned to drink with a straw. No one could figure…Continue
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