Post-StrokeWhat is Ataxia?
Ataxia refers to the loss of control of voluntary movements of the body, including the limbs, face, or eyes. Ataxia is usually considered to be a symptom of an underlying diagnosis like stroke, cerebral palsy (CP), multiple sclerosis, or a brain tumor.
Post-StrokeWhat is Apraxia?
Throughout the course of a day, the human body is constantly coordinating movement. When brain areas controlling movement are damaged, a breakdown in motor planning can occur. This breakdown can also be referred to as Apraxia.
Hemiplegia vs. Hemiparesis
Hemiplegia and hemiparesis could seem very similar because they sometimes have the same underlying symptoms. However, they have different meanings.