Finding an answer to questions about your baby’s head shape can be difficult. There are many different opinions amongst health professionals. There is unlimited information available on the internet, but that’s often difficult to interpret. No wonder it becomes confusing.
Approximately 70% of head shape assessments don’t require anything more than positioning advice for parents
3D scanner assessment
We use a 3D scanner for the assessment of baby head shapes. This technology is the most accurate method available for head shape assessment.
We use this 3D data to analyse your baby's head shape and accurately define a level of severity. This severity level information allows you to make an informed decision about treatment options for your baby.
Safe for your baby
The scanner utilises a structured light to capture the 3D image of your baby's head shape.There are no safety concerns when using this type of light on infants or children.
Our clinical knowledge, your choice
Following clinical assessment and a 3D scan of your baby’s head shape, your Orthotist will outline your treatment options.
We aim to provide you with comprehensive information about your baby's head shape, and allow you to make an informed decision about treatment choices.
You may choose to proceed with helmet therapy or return for a review at 4 or 6 weeks.