Posted by: drmolly in tourettes, tics, behavior on
Mar 15, 2009
I recently had a question from the mother of a 2 1/2-year-old boy about whether or not his repetitive eye blinking and nose rubbing were simple tics. Some children of all ages have quirky behaviors that concern parents and often these behaviors are benign and will go away on their own.
Tics are repetitive, involuntary muscle movements. Common tics are eye blinking, throat clearing and shoulder shrugging. Some tics are simple (just one movement