Babies With Helmets

BABIES WITH HELMETS


JACKSON H.


Head Shape: Plagiocephalic, with significant flattening on the back left, left ear shift, left forehead bossing

Age when head shape was first noticed: At birth
Age at beginning of helmet therapy: Six months
Contributing factors: Patient is a twin


TYSON H.


Head Shape:Brachycephalic (his head is "square," or as wide as it is long)

Age when head shape was first noticed: Three months
Age at beginning of helmet therapy: Seven months
Contributing factors: Torticollis (tight neck muscles, prohibiting full range of motion when turning head to the side); Patient is a twin

MASON W.


Head Shape: Plagiocephalic/Brachycephalic, with significant flattening on the back right, right ear shift

Age when head shape was first noticed: About four months
Age at beginning of helmet therapy: Five months


BROOKE R.


Head Shape: Plagiocephalic, with flattening on the back right, right forehead and cheek bossing, ear shift

Age when head shape was first noticed: Soon after birth
Age at beginning of helmet therapy: Five months
Contributing factors: Torticollis (tight neck muscles, prohibiting full range of motion when turning head to the side)

CARSON V.


Head Shape: Brachycephaly, with completely symmetrical flattening on back of head. Head width was greater than length

Age when head shape was first noticed: Four months
Age at beginning of helmet therapy: Seven months


LUKE M.


Head Shape: Plagiocephalic/Brachycephalic, with flattening on the back left, left ear shift, larger left cheek

Age when head shape was first noticed: Around 10 months
Age at beginning of helmet therapy: One year, one month
Contributing factors: Vision problems

MARTIN B.


Head Shape: Plagiocephalic, with flattening on the back right, right forehead bossing, ear shift

Age when head shape was first noticed: One month
Age at beginning of helmet therapy: Five months
Contributing factors: Cystic fibrosis diagnosis


JULIAN M.


Head Shape: Plagiocephalic, with flattening on the back left, left forehead bossing, ear shift

Age when head shape was first noticed: Soon after birth
Age at beginning of helmet therapy: Four and a half months
Contributing factors: Torticollis (tight neck muscles, prohibiting full range of motion when turning head to the side)
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