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Muscle Tone vs. Muscle Strength

Muscle Tone vs. Muscle Strength

Do you know the difference between muscle STRENGTH and muscle TONE? If not, you are about to learn all about it! 

As Occupational Therapy Assistants, we often work with children who have low muscle TONE. While this is different from muscle STRENGTH, it can go hand in hand (but not always!). 

As always, we give you our fav. tips, tricks, and strategies to help your child (or client, or family member, or neighbor …) if they have low muscle TONE.