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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Davis
12 years experience in Podiatry
Atrophy: Many physicians use this as the word atrophy in their notes. Typically used to describe a smaller appearance of a muscle or muscle group. Can be seen ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Exercise: You have to start a conditioning program. But before you start you should check with your pcp. There are many classes for seniors. Aarp has a list of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: When you are pushing with a contraction you are aiding the uterine smooth muscles. Women can deliver without pushing at all because the uterus can do ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Many things: The list of conditions that can cause developmental delay and hypotonia (weakness) is extensive (metabolic disorders, genetic abnormalities, trauma du ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Levan Atanelov
3 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need in person visit: You need to be seen in person by a physiatrist or a neurologist
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience in Podiatry
Reflexology is: A glorified foot massage in targeted areas. Low muscle tone shouldn't get in the way.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cassandra Lee
19 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Unless you have an underlying neurologic disorder, you do not have hypotonia.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: Low muscle tone in a newborn can be cused by hundreds of things, some of which are permenant and some of which are temporary.
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Gurr
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Low muscle tone: I can't stress how important it is not to listen to everyone's opinions about your baby. Three month olds do not have great muscle tone. In addition, ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chioma Lazz
40 years experience in Pediatrics
See a neurologist: It is very important that your child be properly diagnosed first. Ask for referral to see a pediatric neurologist.

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