Sudden mobility issues

ksigrist

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Bozeman, MT
One of my girls (year and a half old) suddenly developed some strange issues a few days ago. Seemingly overnight, she couldn't jump or stand on her back legs, her tail is limp and she can't balance on things because of it. She's eating, drinking, and going to the bathroom like normal but definitely isn't as active because of her mobility issues. I took her to the vet 2 days after the onset of symptoms and the vet said she looked like a normal healthy rat. She mentioned the possibility that she fell and hurt her back but other than that didn't offer much help.

I did some cage updates so getting around is easier for her and it doesn't seem like she's in pain, so we can live with this. I'm just so confused as to what it could be. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
 

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