Retained Reflex Syndrome is when – due to some form of stress during pregnancy, birth or early infancy – we retain some fetal or primitive reflexes, which have an adverse impact on our ability to learn and interact with the world around us.
Retained reflexes can cause: Sensitivity to touch, sound, smell and taste. Balance issues, clumsiness, struggles with sports, running into furniture, Freezes or is in constant fight or flight mode.
Adults and teens can also experience symptoms from retained primitive reflexes. They may learn to compensate despite the roadblocks retained primitive reflexes create. However, compensations require more effort and energy which result in frustration, exhaustion and low self-esteem.
Contact us to discuss how our experts can help you or your child if you suspect retained reflexes.