10th January 2016 – Nystagmus what is it and what to do about it.

1st December – Balance

Hi, I’m Nigel Heath and I have SCA type 6. I like to call this the ‘wibbly wobbly gene’. As it’s genetic and you have it too, perhaps we are related? Welcome brothers, sisters, cousins, nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, let’s fix this together.

On this site I want to show other ataxia sufferers ways to get the most out of life.

How to turn around the decline we are all promised with our diagnosis.

How to fight back towards a quality of life for us and those close to us.

This is me now.

Just for context here is how I was in 2011 giving a talk at Toastmasters. I love this story! I hope you enjoy it too.

9 thoughts on “Welcome

  1. Thank you Nigel.
    I am still waiting for an “official” diagnosis – nearly 60; I too try to think positive..

    Keep up the good work, I’ll definitely be following your blog.

    Rob D


  2. Hello. I want to use Feldenkrais. To get audio lessons from a man called Bruce. From USA. He charges 48 lessons on mp3 format 52 dollars including shippshipping .is that good price ???


    • Hi Arif
      I note from your email address you are in UK. I would recommend searching out Feldenkrais practitioners here first before buying online. It’s worth at least one visit to a practitioner to check out the moves which will help you most, and the sort of home study material best for you.
      I use some Feldenkrais everyday and certainly subscribe to his basic tenet of reversibility of action.
      Let me know how you get on.


  3. Hi Nigel, I founnd your video’s very interesting. I currently live in Andalucia, Spain. I will definately be following your blog, most interesting.

    Keep at it


  4. I am asking how you cope with work. I am currently off on sick leave but want to return but each day I am so unstable after doing just one activity. I am unsure how I would cope with teaching a full day not to mention getting on the bus to get to work.


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