Plantar Grasp Reflex

Position[edit | edit source]

Child supine lying position, head at neutral position and arms at neutral position.

stimulus[edit | edit source]

Therapist apply firm pressure at sole of the foot specifically below toes

Response[edit | edit source]

Plantar flexion of toes.

Duration[edit | edit source]

From birth to four months


Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Nicole Edmonds. Available from: