Sentence Examples

  • Infants with normal tone can be lifted by placing hands under their armpits, but hypotonic infants tend to slip between the hands as their arms rise unresistingly upward.
  • Hypotonic infants who matured into children with minimal disabilities were highly likely to have poor motor coordination at age three (78%).
  • While most children tend to flex their elbows and knees when resting, hypotonic children hang their arms and legs limply by their sides.
  • If lifted under the armpits, the hypotonic infant's arms will raise with no resistance and easily slip between the hands.
  • They must exercise special care when lifting and carrying the hypotonic infant to avoid causing an injury to the child.

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