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Lift your head up! Sit up straight!

How many times do you ask your child to lift his head up, or to sit up straight? Those words are commonly said to individuals with Cerebral Palsy. Their parents, their teachers, their therapists, the team around them is constantly reminding them how they should be sitting and how they should correct their posture. In WeFlow we believe that if they could do it, they would do it, without anybody asking for it. We need to understand that postural control should be effortless. The mechanisms that we use to hold ourselves up and to adjust our posture are controlled below our conscious level, which means that they occur automatically. We don't need to think about holding our head up, we just hold