Therapy effects of head orthoses in positional plagiocephaly.

  title={Therapy effects of head orthoses in positional plagiocephaly.},
  author={Klaus W W D{\"o}rhage and Benedicta E Beck-Broichsitter and Vera von Grabe and Annalena Sonntag and Stephan Thomas Becker and J. Wiltfang},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  volume={44 10},
PURPOSE Head orthoses offer a valuable therapeutic option for infants with positional plagiocephaly. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the influence of therapy start and duration due to improvement of cranial asymmetry. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 102 children during the years 2009-2014 were included. The patient cohort was divided according to age at the beginning of therapy (younger/older than 7.5 months) and duration (less/more than 150 days). To evaluate the therapy… CONTINUE READING