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Pectus Deformities

The London Orthotic Consultancy has pioneered the non-surgical treatment of pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum.

 

Pectus Deformities

The London Orthotic Consultancy has pioneered the non-surgical treatment of pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum.

 
 

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Harry - The Miracle Baby with Plagiocephaly

Harry - The Miracle Baby with Plagiocephaly 

Harry wore the LOCband 22-23 hours per day for 7 months and his final scan shows he got down to 9mm plagiocephaly with improved symmetry of his ears, cheeks and forehead.

LOCBand help for Little Twin Harry

LOCBand help for Little Twin Harry 

When baby Harry’s head shape was causing his parents concern, our LOCBand helmet provided the treatment that the family was unable to find elsewhere.

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Pectus Deformities

There are two common deformities of the anterior chest wall:

Pectus excavatum, also known as 'funnel' or 'sunken' chest is where the breast bone is pushed abnormally inward and the chest appears caved-in or sunken. Funnel Chest affects approximately one in 300 people. There is a 3:1 male to female ratio.

Pectus Carinatum, also known as 'pigeon' chest is where the breast bone is pushed outward.  Pigeon chest affects around one in 1,000 people.

 

 

LOC News

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Harry - The Miracle Baby with Plagiocephaly

Harry - The Miracle Baby with Plagiocephaly 

Harry wore the LOCband 22-23 hours per day for 7 months and his final scan shows he got down to 9mm plagiocephaly with improved symmetry of his ears, cheeks and forehead.

LOCBand help for Little Twin Harry

LOCBand help for Little Twin Harry 

When baby Harry’s head shape was causing his parents concern, our LOCBand helmet provided the treatment that the family was unable to find elsewhere.

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