Reflexive turning one of the global therapeutic models of the Vojta’s reflexive locomotion for activation of congenital motion programs. Reflexive turning from supine position into position on the side ends with walking on all fours. By a healthy newborn child can this be observed spontaneously, approx. in the 6th month of child’s life. Thanks to Vojta therapy can be this process evoked already in newborn children. Reflexive turning is used in therapy in position on the back and side.
The following exercise is designed for parents, who absolved education of the Vojta method from a professional physiotherapist and they want to repeat it in order to avoid mistakes. We will show you how to activate the movement patterns by activation positions and trigger points.
Goal of the exercise:
- Activation of congenital movement programs