Plagiocephaly and Brachycephaly are two of the most common types of flat head syndrome diagnosed every year in the UK. Although the causes are the same, the two conditions describe very different head shapes and it’s important to differentiate the two in order to achieve the best results for your baby.
This blog post establishes the key differences between Plagiocephaly and Brachycephaly so you can take the next steps in finding the right treatment. (more…)
Many parents that contact us or visit us at our clinics often ask “what’s a normal head shape for a baby?” and “how can I tell if the flattening is plagiocephaly?”. Although we would always advise that you visit one of our leading orthotists for a professional diagnosis if you are concerned about your baby’s head shape, this blog post offers some key indicators for recognising plagiocephaly and the steps you can take to treat the condition.
Plagiocephaly and brachycpehaly are the two most common types of flat head syndrome seen in infants. If your baby has been diagnosed with one, the other or both, this post will provide you with the facts so that you can take active steps to prevent them from becoming permanent.