Flexion withdrawal reflex
Position[edit | edit source]
Child supine lying position both arms beside the body head at neutral position.
Stimulus[edit | edit source]
Therapist scratch sole of the foot rt or left
Response[edit | edit source]
Withdrawal of stimulated leg from the stimulus with extension of toes, dorsiflexion of ankle, hip & knee flexion.
Duration[edit | edit source]
First two months after birth.
Reference[edit | edit source]
- Nicole Edmonds. Flexor Withdrawl Reflex. Available from:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4vM8ca8QZU