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What is the treatment for Dysmetria?

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What is the treatment for Dysmetria?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  CaliforniaMD replied 4 years ago.

dysmetria is not a condition but a manifestation of an underlying problem.

do you have a diagnosis of an underlying problem?




Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Not as of yet. My cerebellum has shrunk.
Expert:  CaliforniaMD replied 4 years ago.


1- do you drink alcohol or have in the past? if so, how much?

2- do you have any balance problems?

3- problems with eye movements that you noticed or your neurologist noticed?

4- any tremor?

5- difficulty swallowing or speaking?

6- anyone in the family with similar symptoms?



Customer: replied 4 years ago.
1 Vodka Tonic every 3 days or so. This was due to a brain injury (the CT scan shows that my Cerebellum is smaller). I'm dysarthric, dealing with my walking and balance with physical therapy. There is some tremor and I hit myself in the face when pulling up my covers. No one in my family has similar symptoms.
Expert:  CaliforniaMD replied 4 years ago.
the only treatment for cerebellar dysmetria that could help you is occupational therapy.

OT focuses on daily tasks and activities necessary for normal functioning. i know you tried it, but i would continue it and perhaps try a different therapist.

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