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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Clumsiness (Definition)

When our movements are not well coordinated, we are clumsy. We may drop things, run into doors, or have trouble getting projects done that require coordination of our movements. Some people are just clumsier than others. However, if someone is not usually clumsy and now starts having trouble with hand movements, walking or other movements, a visit to the ...Read more


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4yrs ago mri=moderate cervical spine stenosis with complex bone spurs.If worse now, could it cause balance problems and walking difficulties? 46 y/old

4yrs ago mri=moderate cervical spine stenosis with complex bone spurs.If worse now, could it cause balance problems and walking difficulties? 46 y/old

Cervical stenosis: Cervical spinal stenosis or narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck can cause imbalance and dizziness. Difficulty walking and unrinary retention can occur when there is compression of the spinal cord. It is important to obtain an updated MRI of the neck to determine if the stenosis or narrowing has progressed over the past four years. ...Read more

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I have spinal stenosis, balance problems and need a cane to walk? I have fallen twice, once i broke my wrist. I am now going for physical therapy (3 times) and see no results so far. Could i go for laproscopic surgergy?

I have spinal stenosis, balance problems and need a cane to walk? I have fallen twice, once i broke my wrist.  I am now going for physical therapy (3 times) and see no results so far.  Could i go for laproscopic surgergy?

Depends: Balance problems from cervical stenosis should be adressessed by a spine surgeon before other elective procedures not as impt if lumbar stenosis depends on where the stenosis is , two falls from balance problems from lumbar stenosis dosent sound right maybe your falls are from a foot drop? If your balance issues are from cervical stenosis therapy wont help. ...Read more

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Ringing and buzzing in my right ear sty in my right eye balance problems veer to the right when walking ...what's going on?

Ringing  and buzzing in my right ear sty in my right eye balance problems veer to the right when walking ...what's going on?

Middle-ear problem: Buzzing in the ear often accompany dysfunction of the balance disorder. See an ENT for evaluation tests and treatment. ...Read more

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How can balance problems in MS be treated?

How can balance problems in MS be treated?

Several ways: The imbalance or ataxia in ms is tough to manage, but the following may work: Buspirone occas. Works, physical therapy employing gait and coordination training is useful, wrist and ankle bracelet weights can stabilize. Fundamental is to fully control the ms as potently as possible. Consider one of the newer drugs, and take supplemental vitamin d-3. Canes and walkers may be useful. ...Read more

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I have optic neuritis numbness, balance problems , memory loss and chronic pain do you think I have ms?

I have optic neuritis numbness, balance problems , memory loss and chronic pain do you think I have ms?

It is possible: Certainly, you have symptoms that sound very ms like. But, i cannot say for sure without more info, an exam and mris of your brain/neck. ...Read more

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Episodes of tremors, numbness, foot drop, vision and balance problems in a 37 year-old woman.....?

Episodes of tremors, numbness, foot drop, vision and balance problems in a 37 year-old woman.....?

Consult doctor: You will need a complete exam with blood test and most likely MRI with and without contrast. You will need exam with neurologist and ophthalmologist too. Please see your doc ASAP. ...Read more

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Can you take mecclizine for balance problems?

Can you take mecclizine for balance problems?

Not exactly.: Meclizine is a non-selective central and peripheral histamine h1 antagonist that is commonly used in the management of motion sickness and vertigo. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


Dr. Rabindra Kitchener
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Poor Balance (Definition)

Poor balance is a symptom in which a person has trouble sitting, standing, or moving around because he feels dizzy, feels like he is falling to one side, has trouble coordinating his muscle movements, is under the ...Read more