Here is a website that describes what the Babinski reflex is, and various illnesses and conditions that can trigger it:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003294.htm
Most of them do indeed appear to be problems with the central nervous system, but some of them would relate to the peripheral nervous system, and in at least one instance, it is described as "temporary". So you might want to read there and see if any of the disorders mentioned sound familiar to what you're experiencing.
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