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Emerging portable and handheld devices for instrumental measurement of muscle tone [35] may offer clinically useful alternatives [36-38] to perceptual ratings if their reliability and validity across various muscle sites and populations can be demonstrated.
All the manipulatives in my studio are suitable for children with weak muscle tone who require use of the large-finger muscles for grasping.
Researchers don't have solid proof that good muscle tone will delay arthritis, but they think it will.
In addition to helping you dodge the side effects of antidepressants, regular exercise can increase your self-esteem level through weight loss and improved muscle tone.
These exercises are periodic, voluntary contractions of the pelvic floor muscles that are designed to increase muscle tone.
The new study tracked 183 children diagnosed with Down syndrome, motor impairment as evidenced by severe disturbances of muscle tone and coordination, or developmental delay of unknown cause.
It was found that females were less satisfied with their bodies and were more likely to adopt strategies to lose weight, whereas males were more likely to adopt strategies to increase weight and muscle tone.
The paralyzed VC may be bowing and flaccid at rest from loss of muscle tone and from loss of tension due to the anterior displacement of the arytenoid.
When the neurologist from the local clinic examined the baby, he found that Masha's muscle tone was exceptionally low and her reflexes exceptionally high.
Besides slow, gentle massage, another point to remember in this updated approach to nursing home contractures is to never use static bracing on someone with muscle tone or spasticity, because doing so can increase the tone and actually worsen the contracture.
The last part of the motor system to understand is the concept of muscle tone.