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rocking

A technique in neurodevelopmental rehabilitation for increasing muscle tone in hypotonic patients through vestibular stimulation.

body rocking

Rhythmic movements seen esp. in the bored, lonely, cognitively impaired, visually impaired, or disturbed.
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For my mother, that little rocking chair was synonymous with me.
The flags and rocking chair were bought by a collector from the US Southwest who "thought it important that these two lots stay together," said Tom Slater, historical auctions director at Heritage.
Built according to the classic, proven rocking chair design, the seat - which its makers have dubbed the iRock - uses a built-in generator that transforms gentle swaying into electricity.
Therefore, design of the randomized trial of rocking chair therapy included measuring the date and time of return of bowel sounds as the primary indicator for the end of POI, date and time of passage of first postoperative flatus, and determining if there was an association.
Indulge your playful side with a true reproduction classic, the 1950s style Rar rocking chair from Barker and Stonehouse.
Beyond Brattleboro, they went up into the hills and the road wound, past Williamsville, past South Newfane, past the rocking chair, past the moose head, past their puzzled owner, past even the secondary highways, and so to the big house on a dirt road, formerly a tavern, where Van, their host for the weekend, Deirdre's old teacher, her mentor, would be wondering what had happened to them.
Sarah went over to Maria who was seated in the rocking chair in the inglenook by the black leaded grate.
I had brought out Mark Twain's book, and was now in the rocking chair thumbing through it.
Or capture that deep American South style with a Rhode Island rocking chair, pounds 175, on the porch or the patio.
Inside Seattle-Tacoma International Airport's Central Terminal, kick back in a mahogany rocking chair with a cup of hot chocolate and survey the action on the runway--or, on a clear day, the sunset behind the Olympic Mountains--through a 60- by 350-foot glass wall.
When I retire I want to sit in my rocking chair, drink diet coke and watch "Law and Order" reruns with Jerry, my dog.