Infant head shape

Cranial Remodelling Orthoses, CRO

An Overview of Flat Head Syndrome

Flat head syndrome—medically known as positional plagiocephaly—occurs when a baby’s head develops a flat spot in the first months of its life. The baby’s skull is soft, and their neck muscles are still weak during this … READ MORE

Helmet therapy for your baby

Helmet therapy is used to gently correct the shape of babies’ skulls over time. Newborn babies’ skulls are soft plates with spaces between them. As the baby grows, these plates grow, gradually harden and knit together. Johns … READ MORE

What parents need to know about a baby helmet

12 things to remember when a baby is in a helmet. By Normallifemom, Normal Life Mom December 12, 2019. My four month old son was diagnosed with Torticollis and Plagiocephaly. It sounds way scarier than what it is. Essentially, he has … READ MORE

Tummy time shown to aid infant development

Research review shows tummy time improves rolling, crawling and other motor development. Guide to tummy time: When to start and how to make tummy time fun. It’s important for infants to have daily tummy time. It helps with their … READ MORE

The Truth About Tummy Time

Pediatricians say it’s essential. But is it? I remember many things fondly from the time my kids were infants, but tummy time is not one of them. Deanna Donegan, The New York Times By Melinda Wenner Moyer, The New York Times April … READ MORE

Baby helmet therapy tips and advice

When I learned of our baby’s craniosynostosis diagnosis, and that I wanted to push and fight for him to have the less invasive surgery, I also knew that baby helmet therapy was part of that package deal. The surgery fixed about 20% … READ MORE

Twin babies get helmets from Mary Free Bed

The two boys, Edgar and Vincent, have flat areas on the sides and down the middle-back of their heads, a consequence of positioning when they were in the womb. The boys landed in the severe category within a plagiocephaly and … READ MORE

Infant head position and shape clinic

If your baby is diagnosed with Deformational Plagiocephaly, Brachycephaly or Scaphocephaly and is between the ages of 3 and 18 months, your pediatrician or specialist may refer you to a practitioner who specializes in providing … READ MORE

The rest of the story – helmet treatment

Just under three years ago, the O&P profession was startled by the publication of the first randomized controlled trial (RCT) on the efficacy of cranial remolding orthoses.[1] Wren’s plagiocephaly and helmet journey – … READ MORE

Infant positional plagiocephaly

Cranial asymmetry occurring as a result of forces that deform skull shape in the supine position is known as deformational plagiocephaly. Orthomerica Starband Carl Cummings MD, Principal author, Canadian Paediatric Society, Community … READ MORE
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