Hypotonia

Hypo (low) tonia (tone or tension in muscles) is evident in a state of hypermobility of the trunk and limb joints. How can TheraTogs contribute to the management of children with hypotonia? Generalized hypotonia diminishes the function of the somatosensory (position and movement) receptors in joints and muscles, contributing to delays and deficits in the […]

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Diplegic Cerebral Palsy (CP)

The diplegic type of CP is distinguished by the main anatomic distribution of involvement in the muscles of the trunk (usually low toned) and lower limbs (progressively high-toned). Though the incidence is declining, diplegia occurs in about 35% of the CP population. [1] How can TheraTogs contribute to the management of children with diplegic CP? […]

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