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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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Made from Swedish pine, it is styled with all the traditional features you would expect from a rocking chair but also comes equipped with an iPad stand.
Amy ran to the rocking chair, snuggled down on the seat, her small legs not reaching the floor.
Rhode Island rocking chair from The Contemporary Home Relax in this hammock from The White Company
I'd also like enough left over for a subscription to Just Try and Blow My Butt out of this Rocking Chair, which I think has a nicer ring than ELDR.
His rocking horse took 18 months and 180,000 matches, a fully-working grandfather clock two years and 210,000 matches and his rocking chair a year and 120,000 matches.
A wizened old face with a silvery beard and moustache peeped from behind the rocking chair.
She rocked back and forth in her old rocking chair.
In the center of the room, that rocking chair waits.
From the biggest ball of paint to the longest porch and the world's largest giant rocking chair, Superlatives USA will make a welcome guide to the zaniest of destinations--and will make them easy to find, giving not just descriptions and black and white photos, but directions.
Objects that Isamu Noguchi's original sets merely suggested, such as a rocking chair or a large stone, are more realistic and the dancers' costumes more homespun than the 1944 designs.
We figured out that he could suck hot milk off the end of a moist towel, which he really liked, and we figured out that he liked to sleep a lot, and we figured out that he slept best when I put him back in my shirt and rocked in the rocking chair.