To move, snails make a complex series of wave-like movements along their entire body, which propels them forward. Most of a snail's body actually consists of a large foot, and so the part of the body touching the floor i... More »

Snails move slowly because, as gastropods, their only method of locomotion is to use their powerful stomach muscles as a kind of foot by flexing and releasing tension in said muscles. This process is reliable but makes t... More »

Snails travel at a speed of one meter per hour. Research indicates that snails move quickly enough to cover the area of an average UK garden in one evening. More »

Millipedes eat decaying plant materials and wood particles, and they sometimes eat decayed animals like insects, earthworms and snails. If their habitats dry out, millipedes tend to invade living plants to get moisture. ... More » Pets & Animals Bugs

Through rotating the head and tilting the body in a series of precise movements, the Epley maneuver removes calcium crystal debris from the semicircular canal of the ear and returns it to the inner ear, where it no longe... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Rhythmic activities are a series of movements in which individuals can take part during any steady and prominent beat. Professionals use these activities as therapeutic treatments for those who suffer from dementia. More »

Physical therapists or audiologists use a series of movements called the canalith repositioning procedure to speed the healing process, notes Mayo Clinic. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV, usually clears up ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases