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Doctor insights on: Disturbed Coordination

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Coordination (Definition)

Motor coordination is the combination of body movements created with the kinematic (such as spatial direction) and kinetic (force) parameters that result in intended actions. Motor coordination is achieved when subsequent parts of the same movement, or the movements of several limbs or body parts are combined in a manner that is well timed, smooth, and efficient with respect ...Read more


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How fast can I make my loss of coordination go away?

How fast can I make my loss of coordination go away?

More info needed: This question cannot be answered without knowing how and why your coordination was lost in the first place! ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have loss of coordination?

Could it be something bad if I have loss of coordination?

Could be: See the answer to balance question significant and persistent loss of coordination should be investigated! ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting loss of coordination?

Are some people more prone to getting loss of coordination?

Yes: There are progressive degenerative diseases of the cerebellum or those tracts from the cerebellum which can cause loss of coordination. There are also other causes such as tumor, trauma, infection, and others. A neurologist can help you sort these out. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms to predict the sudden loss of coordination?

Are there symptoms to predict the sudden loss of coordination?

Loss of coordination: The loss of coordination is itself a symptom, and sometimes a sign. There are many ways coordination can be impaired, from inner ear problems to brain stem strokes, to acute drug toxicity (including alcohol). More information is needed. I suggest you discuss the problem with your doctor or a neurologist. If you are abruptly, severely impaired, i suggest going to to an emergency department. ...Read more

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About once a month, I get loss of coordination. Is that ok or bad?

About once a month, I get loss of coordination. Is that ok or bad?

See a Dr.: I dont know youur age but coordination is related to the cerebellum and the inner ear. See your pcp or a neurologst. ...Read more

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Are there simple exercises that would help you achieve improved coordination?

Are there simple exercises that would help you achieve improved coordination?

Yes: Jump rope, boxers use this all the time for speed agility and coordination. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if my coordination suddenly seems off and I'm dropping things a lot?

Need eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more