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Plagiocephaly

Plagiocephaly, also known as "Flat head Syndrome", is a condition characterised by a flattening on one side of the back of the head. It may also involve bulging of the forehead, fullness of the cheek and ear misalignment on the same side as the flattening.

The London Orthotic Consultancy has extensive experience in the treatment of babies with varying degrees of Positional Plagiocephaly (Flat head Syndrome). All our clinicians are state registered. We offer a Free, No Obligation initial assessment. Our objective is to provide parents with understandable information about their baby’s Plagiocephaly and the treatment options available.

All babies that have completed the LOCband treatment have achieved measurable improvements to their head shape regardless of their age or severity of Plagiocephaly.

Plagiocephaly - Flat Head Syndrome Consultation One of our little clients with her LOCband  

 

 

 

Why you should choose LOC for your baby's Plagiocephaly treatment

  • Fully trained and very experienced clinicians.
  • Our clinicians provide advice on re-positioning techniques.
  • Pre-treatment head measurements are taken with Baby Safe scanners that allow the the baby to sit comfortably in an infant chair.
  • The LOCband is manufactured individually for each baby according to the clinician's exact specification.
  • The LOCband has been designed and perfected by our own clinicians after years of personal experience treating Positional Plagiocephaly.
  • The LOCband is the only cranial remoulding helmet that is made in the UK(in our Kingston manufacturing unit).This means we have direct quality control.
  • At the headquarters clinic in Kingston we can offer a flexible approach to appointment times - early evening/Saturdays/at short notice.
  • The Kingston clinic also provides:
    • Free car parking directly outside the clinic
    • A relaxed baby friendly environment with toys and space to roam
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Free WiFi connection
Plagiocephaly - Kingston Clinic The clinic in Kingston which opened in 2005.
 

Please Note: that NOT ALL of our clinics provide the same waiting room facilities or parking as those listed above for our Kingston clinic. Please see each individual clinic information page for the facilities available. These highlight access, parking and waiting room facilities at all of our satellite clinics.

LOC's Clinics

LOC's main clinic is in Kingston Upon Thames. 

LOC has nine other clinics that provide treatment for Positional Plagiocephaly: in Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Exeter, Harley Street(C.London), Leicester, Northampton, Newcastle and Romford.

The LOCband treatment is also available at Hampshire Orthotics (Southampton). For appointments at this clinic only ring: 023 8000 5505.

All enquiries and appointments for LOC's clinics are handled by the central Orthotic clinic in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey - 020 8974 9989.

More Information

For more information visit our Plagiocephaly Case Studies section. If you would like to book an appointment please contact us.

 

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For further information, please contact us on 020 8974 9989 or email us with your inquiry:

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Free initial, no obligation consultation for both Positional Plagiocephaly and Pectus treatment

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