A head-shape deformity is generally noticed soon after the birth of your baby, within several days, weeks or months. General healthcare practitioners, and you as the parent/s or caregivers will be able to detect an abnormal head shape and/or asymmetries in the facial features and ears that do not resolve in several days.
Correcting moderate to severe head-shape deformities to reduce the risk of developing several issues such as delayed developmental milestones, low vision, malocclusion, facial asymmetries, and stunted brain growth. Aids in treatment for torticollis. Provide protection and encourage healing in post-operative craniosynostosis.
Kirsten Gibson owner and founder of Gibson Orthotics is a passionate O & P Clinician with notable experience in Paediatrics and Lymphology. Actively involved in Improving patient and professionals knowledge on the subjects of O & P.