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Home Remedies For Weak Muscle Tone
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 trainers who specialize in helping those over 55 condition themselves. It is never too late to start. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
My 4 year old child waa seen by a deveopmental specialist. Hr is developmentally delayed and weak muscle tone. What could cause this? Should I worry
Many things: The list of conditions that can cause developmental delay and hypotonia (weakness) is extensive (metabolic disorders, genetic abnormalities, trauma during delivery and more). Speak with your developmental pediatrician again to get a better idea of what they feel might be the cause. Hopefully, therapy of some sort (physical, occupational and speech) will be initiated, early intervention is key. ...Read more
What do you recommend if I had a muscle tone problem when I was younger ( hypotonia) so could this be effecting me now?
Hard to say: Is this part of a condition? Can u excercise? If you have recurrent pain issues coming from the body an snri would help, like cymblata 30mg but unsure if you are out of shape or have a muscle disease. ...Read more
My baby was born with hypotonia. Physio work wonders to rehabilate muscles all over his body. But his face still has very low tone. What can I do?
Oral motor therapy: Depending on the extent of physical therapy being given and the severity of your baby's hypotonia, occupational therapy and even speech therapy (they can do oral motor therapy to help with feedings) may be needed. Gentle massage and range of motion exercises also help the whole body and increase bonding. Make sure you also get some rest for yourself! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the difference between hypotonia and muscle weakness in regards to diagnosing underlining conditions? Is one more an indicator of st specific?
My daughter is 16mths old with hyper mobility hyperflexible and low tone with weak core muscles...No clonus...Appears to have muscle spasms and laxity?
Your pediatrician : Has probably referred her to the appropriate specialists: child neurologist, geneticist, developmental/behavioral pediatrician & to your state's early intervention program under part c of federal law idea for developmental assessment & therapy. Joint laxity & low tone are seen in a variety of genetic syndromes & other medical conditions, not all of which are associated with cognitive delays. ...Read more
I took my son to an oprhomologist he said his right eye is weak muscles are bit strong he suggested glasses tor him n took cyclo test .tell any remedy?
A Pediatric Ophthal-: mologist who finds misaligned eyes in a 4-year-old checks for amblyopia, vision loss that may occur between 6 months-4 years because a developing brain will ignore " fuzzy" signals from the weaker eye over time. Do exactly what the pediatric ophthalmologist recommends to improve or preserve vision in your son's right eye & protect vision in his left eye. See www.strabismus.org. ...Read more
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