i must go to a meeting, at least someone understands, i broke my ankle and the hospital insisted i used crutches, when i explained i had attaxia they just didnt understand and said they would teach me to use them!! after a doctor googled it im finally healing. mind you thats after breaking tib, fib and ankle twice plus weeks in hospital where i was treated like i was an unintelligent, patronising patient. when i used to wobble when trying to walk they even thoughr i was acting!!!! please please if anyone else breaks a bone send the doctors here!!!