Category - ~ Reflex Integration

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Integrating Reflexes

I am a Manual Therapist on the roster of complimentary care providers for one of the largest private elementary and high schools in San Francisco.  The schools embody an academic tradition which de-emphasizes fact memorization before the...

Emergence of Reflexes

This 8 minute video offers an excellent overview of infant postural and dynamic reflexes, and how these reflexes underly more complex motor and cognitive functions. However, some of the statements made in the video about the influence of...

Brain Gym Resources

his small book has been translated into 20-some languages. It offers drawings of the 26 Brain Gym activities with simple descriptions of how to do them, written in a simple story form that children can understand. Parents, teachers, and...

Cross Crawl

One of the simplest things we can do to improve how we are integrated neurologically is to an exercise called Cross Crawl. It is simply cross lateral movement. When we learn to crawl, we develop these circuits that emerge as the building blocks...

Integration of Infant Dynamic and Postural...

This is the reference for many of the Reflex Repatterning exercises used by Masgutova Method Core Specialists. Although quite obtuse, at times bordering on intractable, it is a valuable addition to any Manual Therapist reference library and of...

Bio-Feedback Equipment

Bio-feedback is a window into how your Autonomic Functions are responding to your surroundings. Being able to see how these visceral reflexes are responding enables one to better integrate their responses into your daily activities, perhaps...

Sensory Integration Tools

These tool calibrate the sensitivity of the hands and feet to the postural and dynamic needs of the body. Clicking on the name of the tool, or the picture, will take you to Amazon.com, where you can find more information. Peanut Massage...

Resolving Post Traumatic Stress

A compilation of reflections written by Sharon, Mary, Pamela, Lori, Brea and Shannon combined and adapted to make one narrative. (These people are Masgutova NeuroMotor Reflex Integration Core Specialists, complied by Pamela Curlee) “We’re a...

Cognition and Autism

Neurons distill sensory information from the body and from remembered patterns, and presents the result as thought. It is widely recognized that thought is the effect of the harmonization of synaptic firing. A group of neurons fire within a...

Fine Motor Control

Our human skills and capabilities primarily emerge from the largest and most evolutionarily recent parts of our brains, which are collectively called the Neo-Cortex. These abilities are learned behaviors. When we learn a skill, essentially what...