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Treatments:Cerebellar Ataxia



It refers to an unsteadiness of gait or lack of muscle coordination. Cerebellar refers to the part of the brain called the cerebellum. The cerebellum is located inside the back and base of the skull, just above the top of the spinal cord. It processes input from other areas of the brain, the spinal cord, and sensory receptors. It is responsible for coordination and balance.

SYMPTOMS :

  • Clumsiness in daily activities
  • Difficulty speaking or clumsy speech (dysarthria)
  • Difficulty walking or unsteady gait
  • Dizziness and headache
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Uncoordinated eye movements (nystagmus)

CAUSES :

Genetic- 

  • Multiple systems atrophy (rare, progressive neurological disorder)
  • Neuropathy, ataxia, retinitis pigmentosa (NARP, a metabolic disorder)
  • Spastic ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay (gene mutation)

TREATMENTS:

  • To maintain and improve mobility
  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Gait
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Quality of life
  • Rehabilitate to ADL