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Hypotonia and Hypertonia

Medline NLM definition of muscle hypotonia: A diminution of the skeletal muscle tone marked by a diminished resistance to passive stretching.
Medline NLM definition of muscle hypertonia: Abnormal increase in skeletal or smooth muscle tone. Skeletal muscle hypertonicity may be associated with PYRAMIDAL TRACT lesions or BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.

Hypotonia: information from the NHS website

Benign Congenital Hypotonia: information from Patient UK website

Infantile Hypotonia: factsheet from NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (US site)

Hypertonia: factsheet from NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (US site)
 

PubMed Medline search on Muscle Hypotonia
PubMed Medline search on Muscle Hypertonia

Support Groups

No specific support groups listed.

Brain and Spine Foundation
Information on living with a neurological condition and on diagnosis. There are publications and resources. The useful glossary of neurological conditions (under 'Information and support') includes links to some other organisations as well as to Brain and Spine Foundation information.

Healthtalk: nerves and brain
Personal experiences of people living with various neurological conditions.

Neurological Alliance
Collective voice for 80 organisations, including stroke and brain injury. Organisations are listed at https://www.neural.org.uk/our-members/, a good place to start if looking for information on those conditions. Site also includes information about living with a neurological condition, a glossary, and information about onset and diagnosis as well as a small set of real life stories.

NHS Inform: brain, nerves and spinal cord 
NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service, with the aim of providing the people in Scotland with accurate and relevant information to help them make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.


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