A revolutionary study published last month supports the use of helmet therapy in the treatment of flat head syndrome. What does this mean for you and your baby, asks Steve Mottram, Consultant Orthotist and Managing Director of Technology in Motion, and why does the advice provided to parents remain so inadequate?
Ever seen a baby wearing what appears to be a crash helmet and wondered why? Unless you happened upon a particularly accident-prone child, chances are (s)he was undergoing helmet therapy for flat head syndrome. (more…)
While there may be evidence of a correlation between plagiocephaly and motor delay, it’s currently unclear whether or not this is a cause and effect relationship. However, a recent study investigating the potential ties between plagiocephaly, torticollis and motor development may shed a little more light on the nature of this link. (more…)
Top UK Plagiocephaly Expert Says BMJ Plagiocephaly study is Misleading
A recent report on plagiocephaly treatment has come under fire from leading clinicians, both here in the UK and around the world. The study, published in the British Medical Journal last week, compared infants with moderate head shape deformities in treated and non-treated groups, concluding that there is little difference in result between the two groups. However, the BMJ plagiocephaly study was inherently flawed and experts warn that it gives an extremely biased view of what is widely regarded as a safe and highly effective form of treatment. (more…)
Open Letter from Expert Clinician Addresses Issues with Dutch Plagiocephaly Report
We are opening two new orthotic clinics in June, with Bristol welcoming its first patients on the 4th and Sevenoaks on the 14th. Both will be offering care for babies who have plagiocephaly as well as knee bracing for patients with osteoarthritis and ACL injuries.
We will also be welcoming two new Orthotists to our team, backed by our 10 years of experience, great product, full clinical support, good results and satisfied clients. (more…)
Despite the cold weather, we are going ahead with our open day at our Leeds clinic on Thursday, 17th January, from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
The day will showcase the following three new offers from Technology in Motion:
Custom-Made Footwear, made to a scan of your foot. We’ve teamed up with one of the most innovative and forward-looking companies in the world to offer the very best in custom footwear manufacture at a very reasonable price. (more…)
The launch of the first UK Esko centre
Technology in Motion is delighted to be the UK’s first Ekso Centre. As of 22nd March, our Leeds branch will be giving people with spinal cord injuries and other neurological weaknesses the opportunity to stand and walk in a bionic exoskeleton, under clinical supervision. (more…)
Technology in Motion is expanding…
Since becoming an independent company, acquired from Össur by Steve Mottram and Sandie Waddell in July this year, Technology in Motion Ltd has continued to develop and flourish. Based on our core principles of excellence in clinical care and professionalism in all that we do, our clients are secure in the knowledge that their care and that of the babies that we treat for plagiocephaly is in the very best hands. (more…)