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What are the tests for delayed motor development?

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Dr. Ray Tidman
Family Medicine
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In brief: Peds exam

Denver assessment.

In brief: Peds exam

Denver assessment.
Dr. Ray Tidman
Dr. Ray Tidman
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: Assessment requires

history of pregnancy, labor, delivery, head/ body growth, & medical issues , physical & neurological exams of muscle tone & strength of trunk & extremities, deep tendon reflexes, disappearance of primitive reflexes & development of protective reflexes at the right ages to determine if MRI of the brain, genetic testing, etc.
are needed. Occupational & Physical Therapy evaluations guide treatment.

In brief: Assessment requires

history of pregnancy, labor, delivery, head/ body growth, & medical issues , physical & neurological exams of muscle tone & strength of trunk & extremities, deep tendon reflexes, disappearance of primitive reflexes & development of protective reflexes at the right ages to determine if MRI of the brain, genetic testing, etc.
are needed. Occupational & Physical Therapy evaluations guide treatment.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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