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Is there a cure for hypotonia?

Depending on the underlying cause of the condition, there may or may not be a cure for hypotonia. In some cases, especially if the cause if a genetic disorder, hypotonia and its symptoms may last a lifetime. Sometimes, if the condition is due to injury or a treatable condition like an infection, it may be possible to increase muscle tone over time. In most cases, even if you can't cure hypotonia, you can help reduce its effects on your life through physical and occupational therapy.

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