Labyrinthine righting reflex
The righting reflex, also known as the Labyrinthine righting reflex, is a reflex that corrects the orientation of the body when it is taken out of its normal upright position. It is initiated by the vestibular system, which detects that the body is not erect and causes the head to move back into position as the rest of the body follows. The perception of head movement involves the body sensing linear acceleration or the force of gravity through the otoliths, and angular acceleration through the semicircular canals. The reflex uses a combination of visual system inputs, vestibular inputs, and somatosensory inputs to make postural adjustments when the body becomes displaced from its normal vertical position. These inputs are used to create what is called an efference copy. This means that the brain makes comparisons in the cerebellum between expected posture and perceived posture, and corrects for the difference. The reflex can be affected by various types of balance disorders. The righting reflex has also been studied in non-human mammals, particularly cats.

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lab·y·rin·thine (l b -r n th n, -th n ) lab·y·rin·thi·an (-th - n). adj. Of, relating to, resembling, or constituting a labyrinth: "the labyrinthine corridors ... of bureaucratic red ...
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lab·y·rin·thine (l b -r n th n, -th n ). adj. Of, relating to, resembling, or constituting a labyrinth. labyrinthine. [lab′ərin′thin]. Etymology: Gk, labyrinthos, maze.
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15 LABYRINTHINE HEADRIGHTING REFLEX. Emergence: 2-3 months neonatal. Not inhibited. Q. Same as for oculo-headrighting reflex, but the subject is ...
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This chapter is devoted to the reflexes observed in infants and children that therapy interventions may be directed toward .... LABYRINTHINE HEAD RIGHTING.
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Vestibulospinal tract - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
4 Reflexes. 4.1 Example of vestibulospinal reflex; 4.2 Tonic labyrinthine reflex; 4.3 Righting reflex. 5 Damage; 6 Current/Future Research; 7 See also; 8 External ...
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Lecturer in Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, University of Oxford, and. Lecturer in Medicine ..... facilitate the Labyrinthine righting reflexes.
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Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan. ... composed of sways due to a loss of the Labyrinthine righting reflex upon the ...
Air righting without the cervical righting reflex in adult rats.
Air righting without the cervical righting reflex in adult rats. Pellis SM, Pellis VC, Teitelbaum P. Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 ...
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Department of Otolaryngology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan. The righting reflex, essential for maintaining equilibrium, keeps the head and ...
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Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan . Reflex head-righting in normal and labyrinthine-defective (LD) subjects was ...
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Pediatric Home Care
Pediatric Home Care
Wendy L. Votroubek, Julie Townsend, 1997
It occurs with extension or raising of the child's head. The arms extend and the legs flex. This reflex disappears when the child begins to crawl. Righting Reflexes. The righting reflexes include the neck righting reflex, the labyrinth righting reflex, ...
Principles of Physiology
Principles of Physiology
D. Pramanik
This reflex is integrated in cerebral cortex unlike the other righting reflexes which are integrated in midbrain. b) Labyrinthine righting reflexes : The receptors in the labyrinth detect disturbance in posture when the head is tilted relative to the ...
Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities
Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities
Barbara H. Connolly, Patricia Montgomery, 2005
Another example of how we conceptualize what "reflex" patterns represent is how we view tonic neck reflexes and Labyrinthine righting reflexes. A close examination of the effects on the extremities of the tonic neck reflexes and the labyrinthine ...
A Behavior Analytic View of Child Development
A Behavior Analytic View of Child Development
Henry D. Schlinger, 1995
Postural Reflexes Table 5.1 lists the postural reflexes with their corresponding ages of onset and disappearance. The postural reflexes include labyrinthine righting, pull-up, parachute and propping, neck and body righting, crawling, primary ...
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Training Your Righting and Tilting Reflexes | Loftus Physio & Rehab
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EOS, our ENEMY: Control of posture & postural reflexes
Functions of posture Static postural reflexes maintenance of the body in an upright, balanced position Phasic postural reflexes provision of a stable background for voluntary activity Equilibrium: maintenance of a normal posture with good alignment Posture serves 3 main behavioural functions: Antigravity (STATIC) support head and body against gravity Alignment with centre of gravity (STATIC) Maintain centre of body’s mass over centre of support Stable background for movement (DYNAMIC) Stabilise supporting parts of body while other parts move Mechanisms to maintain posture Feed forward modified by experience stabilising body prior to movement Feedback evoked by sensory mechanism following loss of balance automatic stereotyped appropriately scaled Postural control Higher centres Cerebral cortex Optical righting reflex Placing reaction Hopping reaction Cerebellum Basal ganglia Brainstem Pons Midbrain the Righting reflex labryrinthe neck body on head body on body Medulla tonic labyrinthine reflex tonic neck reflex Spinal cord +ve & –ve supporting reaction stretch reflex _____________________________________________________________________ Static postural reflexes The axial muscles functions continuously & unconsciously making tiny adjustments To enable body to keep seated/upright despite pull of gravity When the centre of gravity falls within the area bounded by the feet, the posture is stable. If not, we fall! Antigravity muscles (to maintain natural posture) upright animals – extensor extensor dominance masked by higher controls If connection with higher control is loss, this becomes unmasked seen as extensor rigidity extensor response – Babinski sign UMN lesion animals that hang upside down – flexor flexor dominance loss of higher control flexor rigidity Maintenance of position according to centre of gravity Women in heels COG shifts forward So pull back shoulders to maintain balance Pregnant woman COG shift forward So place hands on hips to lean backwards Incorrect posture (like bending forward in gardening) puts strain on antigravity muscles Newborn child can walk but ability suppressed few days later start lying on belly head extended, front limbs extended, back limbs flexed (like going up slope) walking patterns redeveloped a year later Baby can’t hold up neck until few months later Turning the head to one side (integrated in medulla) extension of ipsilateral limb flexion of contralateral limb Postural changes – triggered by information from sensory receptors: Proprioceptors change in position of joints Visual detection of movement/orientation Vestibular motion – speed & direction Cutaneous shearing forces Postural reflexes masked by higher controls.
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What’s ?Up’ with Cats & Heights?
by doug88888 To read Dr. Ko's post at www.catdoctorko.com, make sure you click right here. Actually wonder why your cat is in a position to land on its ft
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Pettibon Decompression System - Spine and Posture Correction | PettibonDecompression.com
The Pettibon System is a comprehensive rehabilitation program for the spines hard and soft tissues. It uses xrays for diagnosis, assessing progress, and proof of treatment effectiveness.
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PetsForLife7878: What's Up With Cats and Heights?
Ever wonder why your cat is able to land on its feet almost every time he or she falls or jumps from seemingly all heights? Ever wonder why cats are able to survive falls from 10+ stories with barely any scratches and yet cats that fall from lesser heights such as 4 stories often sustain fatal, or near-fatal, injuries? Have you heard the term 'high-rise syndrome' applied to cats and wondered what it meant? Do you wonder what you can do to protect your cat from heights? Let's explore this fascinating and important topic!How are cats able to consistently land on their paws when they fall?Cats have an innate ability to right themselves in mid-air when they fall from an inverted position. This is usually referred to as the 'righting reflex' but is also known as the 'labyrinthine reflex' and occasionally is also categorized as a 'neck righting reflex.
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Correcting Faulty Posture | Vitality Clinic Wellness Centre | Yaletown, Vancouver
Posture is essential to the position of the body in space. Optimal posture is the state of muscular and skeletal balance that protects the supporting structures of the body against injury or progressive deformity, whether at work or at rest. Correct posture involves the positioning of the joints to provide minimum stress on the joints of the body.
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Peds Reflexes, Theory, OTPF, DX Flashcards - ProProfs
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