Clinical Neurosciences Center

Neurology - Ataxia

Ataxia

Ataxia often occurs when parts of the nervous system that control movement are damaged. People with ataxia experience a failure of muscle control in their arms and legs, resulting in a lack of balance and coordination or a disturbance of gait. While the term ataxia is primarily used to describe this set of symptoms, it is sometimes also used to refer to a family of disorders. It is not, however, a specific diagnosis. Read more.

Additional Resources:

National Ataxia Foundation (NAF)

WE MOVE (Worldwide Education & Awareness for Movement Disorders)

Clinical Trials