Balance and Coordination Problems

Are you experiencing dizzy spells?

Individuals with balance and coordination problems may experience a variety of difficulties including:

  • Unsteadiness
  • Light-headedness
  • Vertigo
  • Motion sickness
  • Double vision
  • Difficulty walking
  • Tremor
  • Inability to control the range of body movements

Why am I having balance and coordination difficulties? 

Problems with balance and coordination can be caused by a variety of conditions.

To determine the cause of your balance and coordination problems, call us at Kentucky Neurology and Rehab.

Conditions associated with balance and coordination include:

  • Medication side effects
  • Inner ear problems
  • Poor posture
  • Injury
  • Trauma
  • Inflammation
  • Pain
  • Muscle weakness
  • Muscle tightness
  • Muscle spasticity
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Brain hemorrhage
  • Brian tumor
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Arnold-Chiari malformation
  • Spinal cord compression or infarction
  • Guillain Barre syndrome
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Myopathy
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Gout
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Obesity
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Vitamin deficiencies
  • Stroke
  • Vertigo
  • Migraines

Coordination
Neuropathy

How do I get a diagnosis? 

A member of our staff will perform a variety of physical and neurological examinations to determine the cause of your balance and coordination problems. The exams and testing we may conduct to diagnose you include:

 

  • Physical examination
  • Neurological examination
  • Blood tests
  • MRI
  • CT
  • X-ray
  • EEG- Electroencephalogram
  • EMG- Electromyography
  • NCS- Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Lumbar Puncture

Balance

At Kentucky Neurology and Rehab, we understand how challenging life can be when you are suffering from balance and coordination problems. Our team is dedicated to providing you the right treatment for your symptoms and condition.

Contact Kentucky Neurology and Rehab to schedule an appointment to discuss your symptoms.