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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Gross Motor Delay (Overview)

Gross motor delay involves lagging in skills like sitting, walking, and standing, things that use the core muscles.


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What are the tests for gross motor delay?

What are the tests for gross motor delay?

For self or infant?: A routine peds check up includes that assessment. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
4 Doctors shared insights

Gross Motor Delay (Overview)

Gross motor delay involves lagging in skills like sitting, walking, and standing, things that use the core muscles.


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What is the treatment for gross motor delay?

What is the treatment for gross motor delay?

Several: Many different treatments for motor delay. Physical and occupational therapy are both commonly used. Talk with your pediatrician for advice as to what would be best for you. ...Read more

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What are the tests for gross motor delay?

For self or infant?: A routine peds check up includes that assessment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gross motor delay?

What is the definition or description of: gross motor delay?

Lagging in skills: Gross motor delay involves lagging in skills like sitting, walking, and standing, things that use the core muscles. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gross motor delay?

Several: Many different treatments for motor delay. Physical and occupational therapy are both commonly used. Talk with your pediatrician for advice as to what would be best for you. ...Read more

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4yo has severe laryngomalacia, sleep apnea, aspirates, history of hypotonia & gross motor delay, MTHFR, midline defects, SPD, possible autism. Causes?

4yo has severe laryngomalacia, sleep apnea, aspirates, history of hypotonia & gross motor delay, MTHFR, midline defects, SPD, possible autism. Causes?

Mgt, workup: The severe laryngomalacia can cause and contribute to sleep apnea and aspiration. I would suggest an evaluation by ENT and a sleep study to evaluate the need for CPAP.
Speech and development can help with coordination/swallowing mechanisms.
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What are some gross motor delays to look for in year one?

What are some gross motor delays to look for in year one?

Not sitting, crawlin: A typically developing 1 yr old can get to sitting and maintain that position while playing, get back down and crawl, pull to stand, perhaps cruise along furniture, may walk with help orwalk independently, sometimes stoop and recover. ...Read more

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13 month old gross motor, speech delay, head banger MRI shows cyst in pineal gland dr isn't concered should I be?

13 month old gross motor, speech delay, head banger MRI shows cyst in pineal gland dr isn't concered should I be?

Pineal cysts: These are benign. We see them all the time, as they are very common in the pineal gland. No need to worry. ...Read more

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What are some causes of teen's gross motor skill developmental delays?

What are some causes of teen's gross motor skill developmental delays?

Started when younger: Gross motor delay doesn't start as a teen. Such delays would've been noticed and diagnosed long before (hopefully). However, if there is a loss of gross motor skill then a neurologist must be consulted to look into new onset neurological/neurosurgical problems - sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is developmental delay of gross motor movements?

What kind of condition is developmental delay of gross motor movements?

Problematic Maybe: Studies have shown that most kids follow a pattern of advancing skills regarding use of various muscles. 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. ...Read more

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Are there any possible ways to get delayed in delivery dates?

Are there any possible ways to get delayed in delivery dates?

Clarify: Your delivery date cannot be allowed past two weeks, for the sake of your baby. You should certainly discuss with your ob/gyn to review plans and the safety of both you and your baby. ...Read more

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Who tests for delayed development?

Who tests for delayed development?

Many Things: A complete developmental evaluation may include observation and a physical examination, bloodwork, imaging such as a brain mri, urine tests, and tissue biopsies. There are many causes of developmental delay, so your pediatrician and specialists usually are involved. ...Read more

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Will my child with nf1 be mentally delayed?

Will my child with nf1 be mentally delayed?

Uncommon: About half of children with NF1 have
a learning disability. It is uncommon,
however, for a child with NF1 to
be mentally retarded. ...Read more

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What can delay a menstrual cylce by a few days?

What can delay a menstrual cylce by a few days?

Reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have constitutional growth delay?

Constit growth delay: You do not have it at 36. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Delayed sitting?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed sitting?

Infant development: Delayed sitting is a description of an infant who is not able to sit independently at the expected age or developmental age if premature. Most infants will start to sit supporting themselves beginning at age 6 months and will sit well independently by age 8-9 months. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Delayed standing?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed standing?

Gross motor delay: Delayed standing with support would be a child older than 9 months that is not able to stand holding on something. Delayed standing without support would be a child older than 1 yo that is not able to stay standings (just seconds) ion his own. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Delayed language?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed language?

Language delay: Usually, non verbal speech (checking out tasks) comes before first words at 10 mo to 1.5 yrs. If no words by 18 mo, then that is considered speech delay and needs further evaluation. Behaviors are also addressed as well as walking to make sure autism spectrum does not occur (1/55 boys). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Delayed development?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed development?

Developmental delay: When your baby and child are expected to do certain things is behind schedule. For instance, most kids are walking by 12-15 months. If your child is 18 months and not walking, this skill is delayed. As pediatricians, we are watching many different areas of development to see if child is progressing as they are expected to. We're watching motor skills, speech development and how they act! ...Read more

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How the periods will come faster? They are delaying for 15 days

How the periods will come faster? They are delaying for 15 days

Causes of irregular: Or prolonged menstrual interval include stress, medication side effect, illness, strenuous physical activity etc. See your gyn for a thorough exam and evaluation. Best wishes! Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/123398-reasons-delay-menstrual-cycle/#page=1. ...Read more

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Will SSI qualify someone w/ a diagnosis of " global developmental delays"?

Will SSI qualify someone w/ a diagnosis of " global developmental delays"?

Depends: Often children with global developmental delay will be eligible for ssi, mostly because there are often underlying problems as well medically, all of which will mean the family will be involved with alot of specialty care. ...Read more

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I have gastroparesis, does that also delay medications from absorbing or digesting?

I have gastroparesis, does that also delay medications from absorbing or digesting?

It may: While the vast majority of meds dissolve in your stomach and are able to be adsorbed there, some meds, especially delayed or extended release medications, may need the different ph of other parts of your intestine to dissolve/activate. Talk to your pharmacist if you have questions about specific medications and they either know or have the resources to look up that particular medicine. ...Read more

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Can you delay dementia?

Can you delay dementia?

Yes: Some neuroscientists are promoting to learn new and complex things always to increment the number of glial cells and dendrites. Also some promote to keep learning until you die. Some physicians prescribe medicines for dementia even if not sure is only forgetfulness, mild cognitive impairment or early dementia. Medicines supposedly delay the progression of the disease. ...Read more