What is Ataxia
Ataxia is a loss of muscle control, coordination, and voluntary movement. Movements like walking, picking up objects, and speaking can become impacted. Ataxia is frequently associated with an injury to the cerebellum, a stroke, or the presence of a tumor.
Ataxia is often a secondary diagnosis accompanying a stroke or dementia primary diagnosis. If you are experience the sudden onset of imbalance, coordination problems, or trouble swallowing, dial 9-1-1 immediately.