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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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Baby M's Plagiocephaly Transformation

Baby M's Plagiocephaly Transformation 

One parent tells the journey of their initial fear at their daughter’s early plagiocephaly diagnosis, through to her treatment journey, which involved wearing the LOCband for 22-23 hours a day for 3 months. Her final scan revealed she was down to only a slight 3mm plagiocephaly with improved symmetry of her forehead and ears.

Common skiing and snowboarding injuries

Common skiing and snowboarding injuries 

It’s that time of year when physiotherapists and sports injury clinics become inundated with those of us suffering from winter sports injuries. According to The Telegraph, millions of Brits will hit the slopes this ski season and around 17,000 will come back home on crutches.

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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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Baby M's Plagiocephaly Transformation

Baby M's Plagiocephaly Transformation 

One parent tells the journey of their initial fear at their daughter’s early plagiocephaly diagnosis, through to her treatment journey, which involved wearing the LOCband for 22-23 hours a day for 3 months. Her final scan revealed she was down to only a slight 3mm plagiocephaly with improved symmetry of her forehead and ears.

Common skiing and snowboarding injuries

Common skiing and snowboarding injuries 

It’s that time of year when physiotherapists and sports injury clinics become inundated with those of us suffering from winter sports injuries. According to The Telegraph, millions of Brits will hit the slopes this ski season and around 17,000 will come back home on crutches.

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