Proprioception, Ataxia (lack of coordination) and FATIGUE

by Jay

I lost my proprioception as an adult (39 years) as a result of damage to my cerebellum from a craniotomy and brain tumor. Compensating for impaired proprioception requires a significant mental effort (e.g. Maintaining my balance when walking) and causes me great fatigue. I see few medical journals and articles that make this association, but I consider it a MAJOR (and "disabling") component of my impairment. I would like to see more studies about impaired proprioception/ataxia and fatigue.

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