background preloader

Feldenkrais Method - Awareness through Movement

Feldenkrais Method - Awareness through Movement
Related:  Physical Therapy

Alexander Technique - Body Mind Balance Petö Method - Conductive education | Imprimer | C'est une approche d'éducation intégrée des enfants et des adultes porteurs de handicaps secondaires à des lésions cérébrales. Elle est imaginée par Andräs Petö,médecin pédagogue hongrois dans les années 40. L'éducation conductive permet à l'enfant cérébrolésé de mobiliser, par un travail d'apprentissage guidé, ses ressources neuro motrices, cognitives et sensorielles et ainsi d'apprendre à trouver des stratégies lui permettant de résoudre les problèmes auxquels il est confronté tout au long de la journée. "Chacun doit terminer ce qu'il a commencé" Ce principe s'applique aussi aux personnes handicapées qui semblent si souvent ne pas savoir finir une tâche. La façon d'y parvenir doit être imaginée ; C'est l'ambition de l'éducation conductive. Les résultats des recherches actuelles sur les différentes modalités de la plasticité cérébrale ainsi que certaines théories de l'apprentissage trouvent un écho dans la pratique de l'éducation conductive.

Castillo Morales Method - Communication Mirror box - Ramachandran THE DEVELOPMENTAL INTEGRATION TECHNIQUE Website : Brushing The purpose of the first part of our treatment (the reflex-inhibition) programme is to complete those stages that are lacking. Stimulation of specific neural pathways will inhibit early foetal reflexes and other early reflexes that 'block' the development of the adult reflexes that are required for developmental maturity. The treatment is carried out at home and requires a commitment of no more than 10 minutes per day to perform a series of brushing exercises or some slow movements. Treatment is easy and very effective. Foetal Reflexes: Foetal reflexes are known to be present from approximately the sixth week after conception. Primitive Reflexes: These begin to develop while the baby is in the womb ( usually from around 3 months) and will gradually diminish in strength after the baby is born. MORO - (The baby startle reflex): The Moro Reflex begins to develop from approximately the 10th week after conception and should be fully inhibited by the time baby is 4 months old.

Retained Neonatal Reflexes The Importance of Integrating Primitive Reflexes Primitive (infant) Reflexes are repetitive, automatic movements that are essential for development of head control, muscle tone, sensory integration and development. They form the basis of our postural, lifelong reflexes. These primitive reflexes surface in utero and infancy and become inhibited as the movements do their job and movements become more practiced and controlled. When a baby has been given the opportunity to develop freely and naturally the primitive reflexes will integrate and no longer be active. Incomplete integration of primitive reflexes may be a contributing cause of ADD/ ADHD, autism, learning challenges, developmental delay, sensory integration disorders, vision and hearing challenges, behaviour challenges, and extreme shyness, lack of confidence, addiction, inefficient, effortful striving, and constant feelings of overwhelm.

Mirror box by Ramachandran A diagrammatic explanation of the mirror box. The patient places the good limb into one side of the box (in this case the right hand) and the amputated limb into the other side. Due to the mirror, the patient sees a reflection of the good hand where the missing limb would be (indicated in lower contrast). The patient thus receives artificial visual feedback that the "resurrected" limb is now moving when they move the good hand. See text for more details. A mirror box is a box with two mirrors in the center (one facing each way), invented by Vilayanur S. In a mirror box the patient places the good limb into one side, and the stump into the other. Ramachandran's theory was challenged by a 2010 research study conducted by Marian Michielsen of the University Medical Center, Rotterdam. A diagram of a mirror box. Effectiveness[edit] A number of small scale research studies have shown encouraging results, however there is no current consensus as to the effectiveness of mirror therapy.

Related: