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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Second, evaluate muscle tone. The hind legs and shoulders are the easiest to check.
It affects muscle tone and control, which can result in involuntary movements or abnormal walking.
A person suffering from this condition has restricted growth and reduced muscle tone. Other problems include learning difficulties, lack of sexual development and behavioral problems.
So include the bent over row in your weekly workout routine to add more strength and muscle tone while improving your posture.
More than 12 million people worldwide suffer from spasticity.1 PSS impacts up to 43 percent of patients in the first year after their stroke2 and is considered severe when it interferes with comfort, function or caregiving, despite oral medications.3 Without effective treatment, the excessive muscle tone can cause pain and stiffness, deformity and reduced range of movement, significantly reducing overall quality of life.
Correlations between primary headache and TMD that are noticeable in the symptomatology and effects of similar treatment strategies suggest that there may be a relationship between headache and mastication muscle tone. The objective of the present study was to clarify whether there is a relationship between headache in young volunteers and the mastication muscle tone in the group of healthy individuals, group of individuals suffering from TMD, and group of individuals with diagnosed depression.
At age 55, how can I get back my muscle tone? My goal is to have good body definition.
Between them, the inspiring individuals hope to raise PS2,000 as a way to say thank you to the charity, and despite their various learning difficulties which affect their balance, co-ordination and muscle tone, all completed the 5k race after months of training.
n Getting plenty of exercise that boosts muscle tone in your legs, which promotes better circulation.
'Regular exercise improves muscle tone, which helps support skin and also boost elasticity,' says Dr Susan.
"Now I'm enhancing muscle tone and I hope to return in time for the start of the season."