Muscle tone refers to the amount of tension present in a muscle. This is different than muscle strength, which refers to the amount of power a muscle can generate. Low muscle tone means that the muscles are slow to activate and initiate movement, and have decreased endurance for sustaining contractions. A child with low tone […]
About Laura Gilman
Laura Gilman is an occupational therapist with a passion for working with children. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis.
While a student, Laura engaged in research and clinical experiences working with various populations in a variety of settings. Her desire to pursue work with a pediatric population became evident while completing an internship at North Shore Pediatric Therapy.
Laura values the relationships that develop with the children and their families, and loves watching kids make progress and achieve their goals.