A 36-year-old member asked:
what is delayed motor development and can it be cured?
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Clinical Psychology 32 years experience
Improved: Delayed motor or other skills are probably badly named since they sound like a flight schedule. Its really complex since delays can be treated with therapies and improve or come close to normal only to cause problems again when there are increased demands at another age. Of course knowing what is causing the delay has a lot to do with prognosis.
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Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
There is a range of : ages during which typically-developing infants achieve specific developmental skills. An infant who does not attain those skills by the age at which 90% of infants demonstrate them has a Fine Motor delay if muscles of the upper trunk, arms & hands are involved & a Gross Motor delay if muscles of the pelvis, legs & feet are involved. Early Intervention Occupational & Physical Therapy can help.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Explain about delayed motor development.?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Late: Studies have shown that most kids follow a pattern of advancing skills regarding use of various muscle.There is a tremendous range of time, so a child may walk as early as 7-8 mos and as late as 18-20 mos and still be in the "normal" range. When these advancements are delayed, longer than the expected latest normal time, we worry about problems.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
What are the tests for delayed motor development?
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Family Medicine 38 years experience
Peds exam: Denver assessment.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What is the treatment for delayed motor development?
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Pediatrics 23 years experience
Early intervention!: ...Though i would like there to be a specific cause for the delay in motor development identified. This is usually achieved through a combination of blood/urine studies and select neuroimaging (mri/ct) +/- eeg, genetic studies, etc. Whatever the reason, early intervention (ot/pt) may greatly improve these children's lives!
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A 33-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: Delayed motor development?
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Pediatrics 30 years experience
Development: Delayed motor development is a child failing to meet milestones or meeting milestones later than typical norms. It is one marker suggesting need for intervention.
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Last updated Jan 25, 2015
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