What is ataxia?
Ataxia is a rare neurological condition that affects a person’s coordination, balance and speech.
What causes ataxia?
Ataxia is usually caused by damage to the brain or other parts of the nervous system.
In most cases, there is no cure for ataxia. However, treatments, like physiotherapy, can be used to control the symptoms experienced.
What are the symptoms of ataxia?
Symptoms of ataxia may include:
- difficulty walking
- struggling to swallow
- slurred speech
- balance issues