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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 […]