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Best Doctors for Ataxia Treatment in Hyderabad

What is Ataxia ?

Ataxia is a group of disorders affecting coordination, body balance, and speech. It may result in causing difficulty with walking and balance, hand coordination, speech and swallowing, and eye movement. Find the best doctors for Ataxia in Hyderabad with Skedoc. We will help you to find top doctors for Ataxia. 

166 Doctors for Ataxia Treatment found

Dr. Vemula Sreekanth - Neurologist

Dr. Vemula Sreekanth

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. M A Mukheem Mudabbir - Neurologist

Dr. M A Mukheem Mudabbir

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. Niloufer Ali - Neurologist

Dr. Niloufer Ali

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. Pranuthi Pynam - Neurologist

Dr. Pranuthi Pynam

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. Rahul Nimmakayala - Neurologist

Dr. Rahul Nimmakayala

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. Sandeep Gurram - Neurologist

Dr. Sandeep Gurram

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Fellowship in Movement Disorders

Neurologist

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Dr. N. Sandesh - Neurologist

Dr. N. Sandesh

MBBS, DNB, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. Kandraju Sai Satish - Neurologist

Dr. Kandraju Sai Satish

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Fellowship in Epilepsy

Neurologist

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Dr. Ramesh Chepuru - Neurologist

Dr. Ramesh Chepuru

MBBS, DNB, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. Bharat Kumar Surisetti - Neurologist

Dr. Bharat Kumar Surisetti

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Fellowship in Movement Disorders

Neurologist

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Dr. Chitela Sita - Neurologist

Dr. Chitela Sita

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. Avinash Kumar Addoju - Neurologist

Dr. Avinash Kumar Addoju

MBBS, MD, DNB (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. Subhash Kaul - Neurologist

Dr. Subhash Kaul

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. K. Amareshwar Rao - Neurologist

Dr. K. Amareshwar Rao

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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Dr. Rahul Nag Namburi - Neurologist

Dr. Rahul Nag Namburi

MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurologist

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What are the causes of Ataxia?

If you experience Ataxia, there are various underlying causes. Below are some of the primary reasons leading to Ataxia: 

  1. Long-term alcohol consumption 
  2. Thyroid disorders 
  3. Stroke 
  4. Multiple sclerosis 
  5. Medication side effects 
  6. Autoimmune diseases 
  7. Paraneoplastic syndromes 
  8. Abnormalities in the brain 
  9. Cerebral palsy 
  10. Head injury. 

What are the symptoms of Ataxia?

The symptoms of Ataxia vary from person to person. The severity of symptoms depends upon the cause of the disease. The symptoms include 

  1. Difficulty walking steadily.
  2. Poor coordination & balance, 
  3. Change in speech, 
  4. Difficulty in swallowing, 
  5. Nystagmus (involuntary back & forth eye movements)

Frequently asked questions

The doctor's consultation fees for treating Ataxia in Hyderabad vary from Rs 500 to Rs 1200. The treatment cost entirely depends on the doctor's experience.

The treatment plan for Ataxia depends upon various factors, including the condition's cause, severity, and overall condition of the patient. The treatment options include- physiotherapy (for patients who find difficulty in walking, a lack of coordination of the hands & legs), speech & language therapy, occupational therapy, medications as per the doctor's advice, and adaptive devices.

A shift in lifestyle modification will often help the patients to live a better quality of life. The doctor will suggest lifestyle changes based on the patient's condition.

We cannot prevent Ataxia entirely; however, a few risk factors can be avoided, resulting in causing Ataxia. They include- avoiding alcohol intake, avoiding stress, maintaining a healthy weight, treating vitamin deficiencies, follow safety measures to prevent head injury.

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