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Follow-up for Positional Plagiocephaly in Children

This page was last updated on January 25th, 2023

Frequency of Office Visits

  • Every month for repositioning therapy: For repositioning therapy, follow-up is typically approximately every 4 weeks.
  • Examination of scalp every 1–2 weeks for helmet therapy: For helmet therapy, follow-up is approximately every week for active orthotics and every 2 weeks for passive orthotics.

Frequency of Imaging

  • No imaging required

Other Investigations Required

  • Routine examination: Office visits should consist of a physical examination in addition to anthropometric assessment.

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