A 54-year-old member asked:
how does flaccid paralysis affect you?
1 doctor answer
Dr. William Goldie answered
47 years experience 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. Paralysis is just the lack of ability to move limbs when you want to.
Answered on Aug 25, 2012
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