ATNR

Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex

Testing Position

  • Supine

Stimulus

  • Neck
  • Turning head
  • (Check both sides)

Positive Response

  • UE extended in the direction the face is turn
  • other UE  in flexion

 

Ask the client to turn their head- make noise to get the clients attention- move the head manually if necessary

**Non-obligatory- can move out of it

ATNR

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