Do you assess prone extension and supine flexion Part 4

Do you assess prone extension and supine flexion Part 4 Written by Cheri Dotterer July 30, 2020 Over the past several weeks, we have discussed primitive reflexes and touched on some neuroanatomy. Prone extension and supine flexion are the postures that we have been...

Do you assess prone extension and supine flexion Part 3

Do you assess prone extension and supine flexion Part 3 Written by Cheri Dotterer July 24, 2020 Now that you understand the postures that I am referring to, let’s find out how they relate to primitive reflexes.  Prone extension and supine flexion help the body move in...

Do you assess prone extension and supine flexion Part 2

Do you assess prone extension and supine flexion Part 2 Written by Cheri Dotterer July 5, 2020 Several weeks ago, I began a series on primitive reflexes. Last week, I introduced the term tonic reflex. To recap, a tonic reflex is “the occurrence of an appreciable...

Do you assess prone extension and supine flexion? Part 1

Do you assess prone extension and supine flexion? Part 1 Written by Cheri Dotterer June 25, 2020 Neural development is such a complex part of human anatomy. Understanding what is normal or typical should look like if the first step to analyzing what abnormal can be....