Helmet Therapy for Better Results in Infants With Skull Flattening
A flattened or misshapen head due to sleep position or problems with the neck muscle is noted during the first few months after birth. The condition, called deformational plagiocephaly can be treated using molding orthosis. A customized helmet is used to modify the growth and enables the correction of existing deficits. In molding orthosis, a customized helmet is used to modify the growth and enables the correction of existing deficits. Starting the therapy before 24 weeks of age increases the chances of success.
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