I thought ataxia was referring to lack of balance - that's what I have
along with the spasticity.
And speaking of name changes - when CP was first identified it was
referred to as `Little's Palsy' after the guy who `discovered' it.
The encyclopedias in my high school library were old enough to use
that as an alternative term.
On Sat, Sep 28, 2002 at 09:59:06PM -0400, Salkin Kathleen wrote:
Isn't dystonia limited to one type of spasticity, the know I know as
'atastic'? I have rigid spasticity, and my neuro said I didn't have