Protective Extension

Test Position

  • Kneeling
  • Seated on a padded table
  • Laying supine
  • Children- laying prone on exercise ball

Stimulus

  • Push forward, side to side, and back
  • Push forward, side to side, and back
  • Roll over
  • Push exercise ball forward

Positive Response

  • Arms extend
  • Arms extend
  • Lifts head to roll
  • Putting hands out

** As OT extend arm across ct. chest being careful not to choke them but able to catch them if they start to fall

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