• Rating:

HEADACHES:

  • Suboccipital Headaches

FACIAL PAIN/NERVE DEFICITS: 

NECK/BACK PROBLEMS:

  • Neck pain
  • Neck stiffness
  • Neck spasms
  • Limited neck mobility
  • Torticollis (head tilt)
  • Odontoid fractures
  • Cervical Vertigo

EQUILIBRIUM/BALANCE PROBLEMS:

  • Balance impairment
  • Unsteady gait
  • Incoordination
  • Clumsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo

CARDIO-RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS:

  • Autonomic Hyperreflexia
  • Dysphagia (trouble swallowing)
  • Hyperactive pharyngeal (gag) reflex
  • Drop attacks
  • Respiratory distress/failure

COGNITIVE PROBLEMS:

  • Fatigability

EYE/VISION PROBLEMS:

  • Blurred vision

EAR/HEARING PROBLEMS:

  • Tinnitis (ringing in the ears)
  • Fullness in the ears

SENSORY PROBLEMS (touch, taste, smell):

  • Sensory deficits

PROBLEMS WITH VOICE/SPEECH:

  • Hoarseness
  • Voice paralysis (full or partial)

PROBLEMS WITH EXTREMITIES:

  • Weakness and/or cramping in muscles of arms, shoulders, hands, or legs.
  • Tingling and/or numbness of arms, shoulders, or hands
  • Loss of sensation in feet
  • Burning pain that spreads to the arms, buttocks, or down into the legs (Sciatica)
  • Loss of fine motor skills (hand coordination)
  • Paraplegia (rare)
  • Hemiplegia (rare)
  • Quadriplegia (rare)

OTHER PHYSICAL PROBLEMS:

  • Bladder and bowel dysfunction
  • Other changes
Synonyms:
Symptoms of AAI, AAI Symptoms, Atlantoaxial Instability Symptoms
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