Specific developmental disorder of motor function

Developmental disorders of motor function cannot be explained by mental retardation or by any specific congenital or acquired neurological disorders. The prevalence is about 6% among children aged 5 to 11. More common in boys.

With the developmental disorder of motor function, violations of the dynamic and kinetic praxis are observed. In early childhood, motor awkwardness affects all areas of activity that require coordination. The gait is unstable, children often stumble and hit obstacles, learn to run more slowly, they develop motor skills late in self-care (buttoning, tying laces, etc.). Lack of drawing and graphic skills often creates problems during the period of initial training: poor handwriting, non-compliance with the line, slow pace of work.

The degree of impairment varies from “fine motor skills” to gross motor discoordination. At an older age, secondary disorders (low self-esteem, emotional and behavioral disorders) are often noted.

Treatment reviews
Svetlana and son Danya, Vishnevy, Ukraine
My name is Svetlana, my son Dana is 6.9 years old. We are diagnosed with infantile cerebral palsy (ICP), spastic paraparesis of the lower extremities, retardation, general speech underdevelopment of the 1st degree. We are from Vishnevy, Ukraine. In February, we completed 9 treatment cycles. A little history before treatment...
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Tertyshnik Vladimir and Anna, son Ivan. Dnipro city, Ukraine.
Good afternoon, Ivan Tertyshnik, 6 years old – cerebral palsy, delayed psychomotor development, symptomatic epilepsy (remission). Father Tertyshnik Vladimir 32 years old (mechanic), mother Tertyshnik Anna 31 years old (paramedic, I am not working now). We live in Dnipro, Ukraine. We went through the first cycle when Vanya was 3...
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Valentina, Mom of Timur. Cherkasy, Ukraine
Greeting! My name is Valentina, my son Timur is 6.5 years old, the diagnosis is a specific developmental disorder of motor function. We started treatment with a professor at the age of 4, at the moment 8 cycles have passed. At the age of 4, Timur could not walk without...
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