When is the moro or startle reflex integrated?   This reflex is typically integrated at 6 months of age.



What are the two types of spondylolysis that affect children/adolescents?   The two types of spondylolysis that affect children are isthmic and dysplastic.  Dysplastic spondylolysis are from congenital defects where isthmic is a fracture usually resulting from repetitive movements of an adolescent in certain sports such as gymnastics or football.


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At what age is a child typically able to get dressed on own?   This usually occurs around 5 years of age.

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At what age should a child begin rolling to and from their stomach?   Typically children begin doing this around 6 months of age.

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Down Syndrome

Patients with down syndrome are at increased risk for instability of which joints?   They have increased risk of instability at the atlanto-occipital joint and the atlantoaxial joint.  Typically, regression in motor milestones are seen and you should get flexion/extension c-spine films.

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At what age does the rooting reflex integrate?   The rooting reflex typically integrates at 4 months.

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