What are Primitive Reflexes? Primitive reflexes are automatic stereotypic movements directed from the brainstem and require no cortical involvement (thought). They are needed for survival and d ...View Article
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Posted on 07-04-2016
Originally published 1/28/2014:
Recently, I have had several patients asking about the significance of creeping and/or crawling on our patient history form. Have you heard of Tummy Time? There are lots of opportunities for learning and integrating body organization skills and reflexes while babies are learning how to move. This article, by Melodie de Jager, provides a clear, concise review of the importance of crawling and creeping in developmental milestones.
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