Category: core

Hypotonia and Decreased Core Stability

Sep18th 2018

Lindsey Dowdy, DPT Hypotonia is a general term for low muscle tone; in the pediatric world you see “floppy” babies, lots of drooling, and difficulty swallowing and/or talking when low tone is a characteristic of the child. Poor posture can be another indicator when evaluating muscle tone: ankles turned in, increased curve at the bottom

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