Sep 11, 2019 · Down syndrome is a genetic disorder in which there is an extra full or partial chromosome 21. For most people with Down syndrome, this anomaly causes a host of distinctive physical characteristics as well as potential health and medical problems.
Dementia in Adults with Down Syndrome Page | 5 of 12 Acting out behavior due to unnoticed or non-communicated person discomfort or pain from physical changes - notice any change in activities that may be related to pain or discomfort slowing in movement (bending, walking, standing up, movement of hands interfering with skills.
Carpal or cubital tunnel syndrome. Problems with the nerves of the arm and hand can also cause pain. In carpal tunnel syndrome, the median nerve is compressed where it passes through a small area at the wrist known as the carpal tunnel. Symptoms include pain or tingling and numbness in the thumb and the middle, index, and ring fingers.
Down syndrome, imagine cooking dinner while wearing socks on your hands. Muscle Hypotonia Individuals with Down syndrome express pain more slowly can be a reminder to the child or adult with Down syndrome to ask permission before leaving the house.