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Facilitation

The strategy of therapeutic


handling that makes a posture or
movement easier or more likely to
occur
Facilitation
Righting reactions,
Equilibrium reactions,
Protective extension of arms.
With small shifts of centre of mass righting
reactions elicited
With greater shifts equilibrium reactions
elicited,
When Com outside base protective
extension of arms elicited.
Facilitation
Facilitation done through key points,
proximal distal
Proximal
head, shoulder-girdle, spine, sternum,
pelvic-girdle,
Distal
Elbow, wrist, thumb, fingers, knee, ankle,
foot, toes. Used singly or in combination.
as control improves distal key points of
control, and weaning of handling.
Facilitation
Practical
Facilitation of head control
Supine to sitting, side-lying, prone
Facilitation of rolling,
Facilitation of sitting up,
Facilitation of creeping, crawling, kneeling
,standing up squat to stand, sit to and
stand ,walking. Facilitation of sequences of
movements.