Flashcards in Pediatrics (Exam 3) Deck (12):
Allow child to do as much as the movement as possible. Encourage as much head and trunk control as possible. Move slow and rhythmically with spastic children. Change position proximally to reduce spasticity.
Positioning and handling used for.
Improve head and trunk control. Accommodate lack of muscular support. Provide proper alignment. Decrease high muscle tone.
Tactile sensitivity, irritation and discomfort from tactile sensations. Example: Tag in shirt, may be seeking touch, do not want to be touched.
Gentle firm pressure tolerated better than light touch.
Vision, Hearing, Touch, Smell, Taste, Proprioception, Vestibular.
Auditory Skill Development
Attending, Localizing, Recognizing, Comprehending.
Deep Touch, Vibration, Two-point Touch.
Dorsal Column Tract
Light Touch, Pain, Temperature.
Located in the inner ear. Provides input about the head position. Influences muscle tone. Contributes to neurological reactions of movement. Registers head movements.