Doctors for Spinocerebellar Ataxia in Anand Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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A very chronic and progressive and degenerative disorder, Spinocerebellar Ataxia is also called Spinocerebellar atrophy or Spinocerebellar degeneration and it leads to neurodegenerative disorders. The initial symptoms start off with problems in coordinating hand and leg movements, trouble with speed and memory issues. They may also have sudden seizures and problems with cognitive functions.
HOW IS SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA DIAGNOSED?
A neurologist diagnoses this condition by performing the following tests:
3. X Ray
4. CT scan
7. Genetic testing
HOW IS SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA TREATED?
There is no cure for Spinocerebellar Ataxia, only the symptoms can be alleviated. Physiotherapists can assist patients maintain independent movements through exercise. Muscle strengthening and range-of-motion exercises are taught to patients. Occupational therapists assist patients in incoordination or ataxia issues.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is estimated that 150,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with Spinocerebellar Ataxia