Golden Nuggets, Part 1
✔️ Define postural control
✔️ Discuss the significance of the drive for verticality in daily life.
✔️ Define Bly’s point of stability and point of mobility and to give an example upon request.
✔️ Describe the influence of the drive for verticality on the point of stability in early development in prone position.
✔️ Name three sensory systems involved in postural control and movement acquisition.
✔️ State the correct sequence of the body planes in which postural control emerges prior to walking according to Bly.
✔️ State the first and second components of movement against gravity that emerge in normal development.
✔️ State the proposed clinical “golden rule” of pediatric orthopedic and neuromotor management.
✔️ Suggest interventions that implement the golden rule for infants with deficits in postural control following premature birth.