Monthly Archives: March 2021

What is hypotonia? How does it affect my child?

What is hypotonia? According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Hypotonia is a medical term used to describe decreased muscle tone. The condition was first described in 1956 among infants who were termed “floppy infants”. Normally, muscles have a very small amount of contraction that gives them a springy feel and provides some […]

What is Cerebral Palsy and Treatment Options

What is Cerebral Palsy? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. CP is the most common motor disability in childhood.  Cerebral means having to do with the brain. Palsy means weakness or problems […]