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Infant positional plagiocephaly

Cranial asymmetry occurring as a result of forces that deform skull shape in the supine position is known as deformational plagiocephaly. Does my infant need a helmet? Understanding positional plagiocephaly. Intermountain Healthcare … READ MORE

Flat head syndrome – what is it?

The term Flat Head Syndrome is another term for Plagiocephaly. Plagiocephaly is a blanket word for covering three different types of flattening on a child’s head. Align Clinics, Cardiff UK by Lisa Williams, Align Clinics March  … READ MORE

Hudson gets a helmet using 3D technology

Hudson Churchill was born one month premature. Because of his particularly tender skull, he began to develop a large flat spot on the back of his head called plagiocephaly. His mom, Adele, tried to round out the flatness with a … READ MORE

What is positional plagiocephaly?

Positional plagiocephaly is a deformation of the bones of the skull that produces a characteristic asymmetry of the head. Why is it called positional plagiocephaly? There are many terms used to describe this condition including … READ MORE

Art goes to child’s head

Maison Schrum wears a helmet to properly shape his skull, a treatment his mother, Jennifer, worked hard to secure for him. His parents found an artist who usually works on cars and motorcycles to decorate it for him. Michael Vosburg, … READ MORE

South Health Campus, AHS

Dr. Cheri Nijssen-Jordan in the pediatric unit at the South Health Campus in Calgary, Alberta on May 29, 2013. Leah Hennel, Calgary Herald General Pediatric Clinic Dr. Nadira Rashid Dr. Adel El Sharkawy Allison Massey PT This service … READ MORE

3D-printed baby helmets changing lives

In a small office in the heart of Burnaby, BCIT Prosthetics and Orthotics Program Head, Jason Goodnough is strapping a tiny, blue helmet onto the head of 9-month-old baby Alfred. Don’t worry, this baby isn’t about to attempt any … READ MORE
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