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ALLMedicine™ Plagiocephaly Center

Research & Reviews  280 results

Role of State Insurance Policy in Orthotic Helmet Access for Deformational Plagiocephaly".
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Hauc SC, Long AS et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2023 - Helmet therapy for deformational plagiocephaly has an ideal window for treatment, and timely access to care is vital to achieving optimal benefit. We evaluated the hypothesis that patients insured through Medicaid experience decreased access to he...

Comorbidities in Infants and Children with Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy: A Scoping Re...
Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics; Lewis SP, Sweeney JK

Jan 21st, 2023 - The scoping review was undertaken to explore comorbidities in infants and children with neonatal brachial plexus palsy (NBPP). The purpose of the review was to inform physical and occupational therapy screening of multiple body systems during the ...

Orthotic Helmet Therapy for Deformational Plagiocephaly: Stratifying Outcomes by Insura...
The Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal : Official Publicat... Hauc SC, Junn AH et. al.

Jan 20th, 2023 - Deformational Plagiocephaly (DP) is commonly treated with cranial orthosis, or helmet therapy. A large, national study on the impact of insurance status on helmet outcomes is lacking. We assessed treatment outcomes for helmet therapy based on insu...

Positional Plagiocephaly and Craniosynostosis.
Pediatric Annals; Santiago GS, Santiago CN et. al.

Jan 11th, 2023 - Along with the decrease in sudden infant death syndrome due to the successful "Back to Sleep" Campaign, there was a reciprocal increase in cases of positional plagiocephaly (PP). The prevalence of PP significantly rose from approximately 5% to upw...

Barriers and facilitators influencing parental adherence to prevention strategies for d...
Child: Care, Health and Development; Trottier N, Hurtubise K et. al.

Jan 8th, 2023 - Deformational plagiocephaly can be prevented in many healthy infants if strategies are implemented early after birth. However, despite efforts to disseminate accurate information, parental adherence to evidence-based prevention strategies is a cha...

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Guidelines  4 results

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline for th...
Neurosurgery Mazzola C, Baird LC et. al.

Oct 25th, 2016 - No evidence-based guidelines exist for the imaging of patients with positional plagiocephaly. The objective of this systematic review and evidence-based guideline is to answer the question, Is imaging necessary for infants with positional plagioce...

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline for th...
Neurosurgery Baird LC, Klimo P et. al.

Oct 25th, 2016 - Evidence-based guidelines are not currently available for the treatment of positional plagiocephaly and, in particular, for the use of physical therapy for treatment. To answer the question: "does physical therapy provide effective treatment for p...

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the...
Neurosurgery Klimo P, Lingo PR et. al.

Oct 25th, 2016 - Plagiocephaly, involving positional deformity of the calvarium in infants, is one of the most common reasons for pediatric neurosurgical consultation. To answer the question: "what is the evidence for the effectiveness of repositioning for positio...

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for t...
Neurosurgery Flannery AM, Tamber MS et. al.

Oct 21st, 2016 - Positional plagiocephaly is a common problem seen by pediatricians, pediatric neurologists, and pediatric neurosurgeons. To create evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of pediatric positional plagiocephaly. This guideline was prepared by th...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  20 results

Preventive Osteopathic Treatment of Plagiocephaly

Dec 14th, 2022 - Positional cranial deformities (PCD), plagiocephaly and brachycephaly are a common reason for pediatric consultation, which has increased significantly since the recommendation to lay babies on their backs to prevent unexpected infant death (ILD)....

Newborn Head Molding and Later Asymmetries

Jun 21st, 2022 - The amount of craniofacial abnormal molding after birth in newborns and the frequency of plagiocephaly in infancy or later consequences of those in childhood are not known in finnish population. Head malposition and deformational plagiocephaly, ho...

Pediatric Integrative Manual Therapy in Babies With Deformational Plagiocephaly and Congenital Muscular Torticollis

May 20th, 2022 - The Manual Therapy has shown efficacy in different pathologies in the adult but it is not know its utility in infants and children population, nor in specific pathologies as non synostotic plagiocephaly. In the conservative treatment of plagioceph...

Effectiveness of Ottobock Helmet Therapy in Infants With Plagiocephaly, Brachycephaly or Combination of Both

Apr 12th, 2022 - The Ottobock helmet is a cranial orthosis used to correct infant cranial positional deformation: plagiocephaly, brachycephaly or combination of both. This medical device is a 3D-printed helmet, with an elastic closing system which allow the head g...

Cranial Orthotic Device Versus Repositioning Techniques for the Management of Plagiocephaly: the CRANIO Randomized Trial

Nov 11th, 2021 - This is a prospective randomized controlled trial with the goal of recruiting 226 participants. The participants will be between the ages of 4-7 months and will be randomized into two groups: Treatment group A, which will provide treatment using c...

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News  18 results

Torticollis: A Consequence of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?

Jul 19th, 2018 - Torticollis and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome McAllister and colleagues[1] observed some interesting characteristics in infants treated for neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) after birth. Upon follow-up, many of these infants exhibited torticollis ...

Most positional cranial deformation responds to helmet or conservative therapy
Madhu Rajaraman

Mar 10th, 2015 - Both helmet therapy and conservative therapy were effective in correcting most positional cranial deformation, based on a study of 4,378 infants diagnosed with either deformational plagiocephaly or deformational brachycephaly between 2004 and 2011.

Helmets for Positional Skull Deformities: A Good Idea or Not?
Kate Rowland, MD, MS, Nil Das, MD

Jan 23rd, 2015 - PRACTICE CHANGER Do not recommend helmet therapy for positional skull deformity in infants and children. Wearing a helmet causes adverse effects but does not alter the natural course of head growth.

Helmets for positional skull deformities: A good idea, or not?
MDedge Family Medicine; Kate Rowland, MD, MS, Nil Das, MD

Jan 1st, 2015 - PRACTICE CHANGER Do not recommend helmet therapy for positional skull deformity in infants and children. Wearing a helmet causes adverse effects but does not alter the natural course of head growth.

Helmets a Bad 'Fit' for Flat Head Syndrome

May 2nd, 2014 - Action Points Note that this small randomized trial of helmet therapy for babies with head flattening revealed no benefit of the therapy compared with usual care in terms of head shape at 2 years. Note that there were significant side effects of t...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →