muscle tone

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Noun1.muscle tone - normal tonicity of the muscles; "exercise improves muscle tone"
tonicity, tonus, tone - the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
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The tingling could be a result of this or because of muscle tension due to muscle spasm.
When working on your hands and knees, keep your spine long and beware of any muscle tension, especially in the shoulders.
Side effects of Vertex include profuse sweating, a racing heartbeat, extreme muscle tension, delirious ranting and a very high body temperature.
Symptoms include profuse sweating, racing heartbeat, extreme muscle tension, delirious ranting and a very high body temperature.
Dr Touma explained that a "massage can help reduce pain, improve circulation, reduce muscle tension, and improve lymphatic drainage and joint mobility.
But we also experience pressure, itching, the ability to tell where your body parts are and we can monitor muscle tension.
When a career plunge causes muscle tension, Hunter seeks relief through Gabe Hellman, a handsome massage therapist.
Common signs include increased use of alcohol, sleeping problems, sweating, change in appetite, difficulty concentrating, anxiety, irritability, low self-esteem, headaches, muscle tension and dizziness.
TOUCH SCREEN TA T BLETS USING them for long periods of time could cause muscle tension in the upper body and even lead to serious neck strain.
MUSCLE TENSION "STRESS can also increase muscle tension, most commonly experienced via contraction of muscles in the upper limbs, neck and around the skull," says Horsley.
Experts at Japan''s Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine tested daily humming as a treatment for people with the voice disorder muscle tension dysphonia, which can make the voice husky, breathy or rough.
In addition to signs of laryngopharyngeal reflux, strobovideolaryngoscopy revealed a mass along the medial aspect of her left arytenoid cartilage, mild left paresis, and muscle tension dysphonia.