Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Cerebellar Ataxia Information and Facts

Cerebellar Ataxia is a name for a disorder of the nervous system that cause mobility problems and a lack of co-ordination. Its name comes from the word cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls balance and co-ordination. There are genetic forms of the disease. In addition, some cerebellar ataxias can be caused by brain injury, viral infections or tumours. This section contains official information, facts and advice for sufferers of cerebellar ataxia along with treatment, research and medical information about the disorder.

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A registered charity supporting all people affected by ataxia, their familes, carers and friends. Offers details of accredited ataxia centres, useful organisations to contact, donation details and an ataxia users forum.

Providing a comprehensive introduction to ataxia with an explanation of the different types and the current ongoing research being undertaken.

Providing official NHS details along with symptoms, diagnosis and treatment information for ataxia as well as providing video clips and a range of useful links including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and disability social care services.

Find articles and official medical information written for doctors about cerebellar ataxia. Includes identification of the types of cerebellar ataxia, its symptoms and the delays in development.