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Flat Heads... #3 To Helmet or Not?

Flat Heads... #3 To Helmet or Not?

What about Helmets?

One fairly common treatment option for head shape concerns are custom-made ‘remodelling’ helmets. It is not uncommon for parents to be very anxious about the prospect of this treatment and often parents arrive at therapy to report that their main goal is to avoid ‘needing’ a helmet.

Flat Heads... #2 Simple Steps for Improvement!

Flat Heads... #2 Simple Steps for Improvement!

Things a Parent Can Do At Home!

The best approach to managing or avoid a flat spot is to correct the reason it developed in the first place. Changing positioning and a baby’s movement patterns is the most effective early treatment of this condition

Flat Heads... #1. Ask The Right Questions!

Flat Heads... #1. Ask The Right Questions!

Start Here… Basic Definitions and Quesitons to Ask!

Any significant asymmetry in a baby’s head shape (where one side is very different to the other) should be considered a firm reason to look more closely and work out why that shape may have developed.

Why to refer a child/family to a Physio? (and why not!)

Why to refer a child/family to a Physio? (and why not!)

The Movement Team offer a specific Paediatric Physiotherapy service, it is rarely obvious though when and why a baby or child should see a Physio. Below are some basic and general guidelines. We are also very happy to take questions, jump on the phone or chat in clinic to help you understand when we might be able to help and we we aren't the best people to see!