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Can you name the characteristics of neurodevelopmental treatment?

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What is a term for methods used to move/assist a pt to move as independently as possible?
According to Bobath, it is not the strength of individual muscles that matter so much as what?
During certain stages of recovery which sensory system may be emphasized over the others?
What involves placing & holding positions which break up pathological postural patterns?
What are the 2 things facilitation aims to affect?
Facilitation uses sensory & proprioceptive controls to do what?
NDT utilizes what?
NDT then or now?: missing components of development are not facilitated
According to Bobath, what is a combination of disinhibition, plastic reorganization & mechanical changes?
After removing facilitation what do you hope to observe?
What are abnormal, stereotyped movements of the affected side that are triggered involuntarily?
What 2 aspects of the musculoskeletal system does NDT try to influence for better alignment & efficient activation/movement?
What is essential for proper limb function?
Approach is different for every patient since the techniques are guided by what?
What is the term for the proximal body parts used to alter postural reflexes & muscle tone of the rest of the body?
What is the necessary background tonus upon which normal movement & functional skills occur?
NDT then or now?: remove facilitation when appropriate
Where is shortening occurring when the patient leans to one side?
What is the ability of an individual to hold a limb/limb segment at any stage of the normal ROM?
What is the ability to refrain from one action in favor of another?
What is the change in background tonus that ocurs to meet the changes in the environment?
What are automatic reactions that orient the head & provide proper alignment between the head/trunk/limbs?
NDT now is based on what model?
What are stereotyped movement patterns which are elicited in response to alterations in COG (may see associated reactions, primitive relfexes & abnormal tone)?
What are automatic responses that help maintain the COG over the BOS when balance is displaced?
NDT then or now?: treatment is active with no emphasis on reflexes
NDT then or now?: excessive facilitation
NDT is based on the work of what people?
Where is elongation occurring when the patient leans to one side?
NDT attempts to facilitate normal what?
NDT then is based on what model?
The Bobaths believed you could influence recovery from hemiplegia by placing demand where?
NDT was developed for treatement of patients with what kind of involvement?
According to Bobath, the aim of treatment is not to promote 'normal movement' but to promote what?
Facilitation is used in what 2 ways for functional tasks?
What is the primary rationale for treatment interventions?
Facilitation is part of an acitve learning process that assists individuals to overcome what?
The Bobaths wanted NDT to evolve over time or to be a what?
NDT then or now?: uses problem-solving approach in multiple environmental contexts
In NDT you want to challenge the patient, but you also want them to be what?
NDT then or now?: normalize tone while moving
NDT then or now?: treatment is static with emphasis on reflexes.
What is the technique used to increase muscle tone by using proprioceptive or cutaneous stimulation?
NDT then or now?: assume carryover will happen automatically
NDT then or now?: normalize tone before moving
NDT then or now?: facilitate the missing componenets of the normal developmental sequence
How does NDT treat the client?

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Created Mar 6, 2010ReportNominate
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