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what is flaccid paralysis

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Dr. George Jacobs
62 years experience in Neurosurgery
Need detail: Your question can not be answered without knowing what is paralyses, how long the problem exists and what caused it. In general physical therapy can h ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience in Neurology
Flaccid: There are many causes of flaccid (loose) paralysis, starting with motor nerve synaptic malfunction (as in myasthenia), motor nerve damage (as in polio ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Loose and floppy: Flaccid describes very low tone with limbs that are loose and floppy. Spastic describes stiff and tight limbs that can have painful spasms. Paralysi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience in Neurology
Flaccid: There are many causes of flaccid (loose) paralysis, starting with motor nerve synaptic malfunction (as in myasthenia), motor nerve damage (as in polio ... Read More

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