Flashcards in Exam 4 - Ch 17 Deck (52)
This position requires children to maintain postural control of the head, trunk, and extremities against the pull of gravity and requires coactivation of the trunk flexors and extensors.
Sitting guidlelines 4 kids (SG4K): Hips and knees are flexed to __ degrees.
SG4K: ______ rests against chair back.
SG4K: The trunk is _____.
SG4K: The body is _____.
SG4K: The __ is aligned with the ___, at midline, and flexed slightly forward.
SG4K: Name the 3 back curves...
cervical, thoracic, and lumbar
SG4k: Both feet are positioned ______.
flat on the floor
The tabletop or lapboard is positioned at _______.
_______ chairs are frequently used to decrease muscle tone in the hip adductors and internal rotation
What weights do wheelchairs come in?
ultralight, light, and heavy
What is it called when rear tires are filled with air?
Children with poor trunk control may favor a _-sitting position
What is the goal of therapeutic positioning?
To provide the necessary support to promote children's active engagement in occupations.
What is NDT?
What is NDT in a nutshell?
Through Reputition of movement, children develop neural pathways to help them move efficiently and accurately
Name some proximal key points of control
shoulders, hips, trunk, and pelvis
Inhibitory techniques are used to reduce ______.
facilitation techniques are used to reduce _______.
hypotonicity (reduce is the key word - reduce the lack of muscle...get it? So basically you are trying to increase muscle strength)
For a list of NDT principles that guide interventions, see page 337 and 338
That's it - freebie to increase percentage
This type of therapy is used to facilitate normal postural control and movements so that children are able to engage in meaningful and age-appropriate activities.