Asked by: Elizaveta Artabe
asked in category: General Last Updated: 28th January, 2020

How do you reduce muscle tone?

Weight-Bearing:
1. Weight-bearing on a limb with increased tone is an excellent way to help extend the muscle tissue and decrease tone. 2. This can be performed on the upper extremity as well as the lower extremity.

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Keeping this in view, how do you treat muscle tone?

Treatment for spasticity may include medications such as baclofen (Lioresal), clonazepam (Klonopin), dantrolene (Dantrium), diazepam (Valium), or tizanidine (Zanaflex).

Beside above, how do physical therapists reduce spasticity?

  1. PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY. Listen. Physical therapy is the mainstay of treatment for spasticity, and is designed to reduce muscle tone, maintain or improve range of motion and mobility, increase strength and coordination, and improve care and comfort.
  2. ORAL MEDICATIONS. Listen.
  3. INTRATHECAL BACLOFEN THERAPY. Listen.

Similarly one may ask, what causes tone in muscle?

Causes of Muscle Tone Problems It can be caused by a number of neurological conditions and non-neurological problems. This is because muscles depend on motor nerve signals that can be disrupted at the brain level, spinal-cord, or as a result of muscle nerve damage.

Can spasticity go away?

If you think you might have spasticity, talk to your doctor or your physical therapist so that you can get the right treatment to relieve your symptoms of spasticity. Usually, medical treatment or exercise therapy for spasticity is not a complete cure, so ongoing therapy is may be necessary.

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