Plagiocephaly (Flat Head)

Plagiocephaly describes a condition in which a baby’s skull is flattened on one side of the posterior or anterior part of the head.  Then name “plagiocepahly” literally means oblique head translated from greek.  Plagiocephaly can be present at birth or develop during infancy, which can be positional or deformational.  When Plagiocepahly is present, parts of the brain that are being constricted by the flat part of the skull can under develop or other parts of the brain can overdevelop.  This condition usually occurs when muscular torticollis is present which causes neck muscles to be abnormally tight and affects the skull formation in certain positions.  If caught early enough positional changes can be effective in avoiding helmet wearing for this condition.

Causes and Risk Factors of Plagiocephaly

  • As mentioned before muscular Torticollis is most often the cause of Plagiocephaly
  • Infants born premature that have to spend time in a fixed position in neonatal ICU can develop this condition.
  • Infants who sleep mostly on their back or in car seats for extended periods of time are more at risk for deformational plagiocephaly.

Symptoms of Plagiocephaly

  • Infants that have a flat side at the back of the skull, usually asymmetrical. 
  • Often there is a symmetrical flat spot at the back of the head or it can be present in the forehead.
  • These symptoms can sometimes be easy to spot or hardly noticeable on some occasions.
  • Some mild developmental delays can occur with Positional Plagiocephaly

At home Treatment of Plagiocephaly

  • There are positional changes that the parent can make and here at Reliant Physical therapy, Dr. Jacobs will instruct you on proper positions and exercises to perform with your baby to prevent and alleviate torticollis symptoms that cause your baby to lay to long in one position.

Treatment of Cervical radiculopathy

We use the following approaches to treat Plagiocephaly

  • ASTR® Tools: Our doctors use a variety of ASTR® tools to release scar tissue and myofascial restriction, which can decrease mobility and flexibility.  These conditions exist when torticollis is present.
  • Special exercise program to decrease discomfort, strengthen the muscles, stabilize and help the infant to return to normal positional situations to prevent further laying on flat areas in the skull.
  • Special instructions on how to speed up the recovery time.
  • Patient avoided hip surgery.

  • Patient avoided back surgery.

  • This newborn came in unable to move his neck from the side position. He suffered from torticollis, severe neck and back spasms. After just 1 ASTR treatment, he had complete range of motion.

  • Patient came in unable to move his neck from the side position. After 3 ASTR treatments, he regained full range of motion.

  • This young gymnast came in unable to do the splits. After just 1 ASTR treatment, she had full range of motion.

Chronic Pain Relieved with ASTR Treatment (REAL RESULTS!!!)
Chronic Pain Relieved with ASTR Treatment (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Dr. Joseph Jacobs, Doctor of Physical Therapy. Dr. Jacobs is a cancer survivor who used to suffer from chronic migraines, headaches, fatigue and pain and was very frustrated with the outcomes he was seeing using the traditional modalities he had learned in school. This is what led him to develop Adv...

2 Years of Neck, Shoulders, Back , Knees Pain Relieved In 3 ASTR Sessions (FOLLOW-UP!!!)
2 Years of Neck, Shoulders, Back , Knees Pain Relieved In 3 ASTR Sessions (FOLLOW-UP!!!)

Find out how whole body pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:/...

8 Years of Hamstrings Tightness Relieved In a Blink (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
8 Years of Hamstrings Tightness Relieved In a Blink (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how hamstrings tightness can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: ht...

9 Months of Total shoulder Replacement Pain Relieved Superfast (REAL RESULTS!!!)
9 Months of Total shoulder Replacement Pain Relieved Superfast (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how total shoulder replacement pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research ...

10 Months of Leg pain Relieved Superfast - REAL TREATMENT (PART 2)
10 Months of Leg pain Relieved Superfast - REAL TREATMENT (PART 2)

Find out how leg pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanceds...

10 Months of Leg pain Relieved Superfast - REAL TREATMENT (PART 1)
10 Months of Leg pain Relieved Superfast - REAL TREATMENT (PART 1)

Find out how leg pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanceds...

2 Years of Rotator cuff Pain Relieved Before  Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)
2 Years of Rotator cuff Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how rotator cuff pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https...

20 Years of Plantar fasciitis Relieved With ASTR (+FOLLOW-UP!!!)
20 Years of Plantar fasciitis Relieved With ASTR (+FOLLOW-UP!!!)

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved super fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: h...

Tension Headache Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Tension Headache Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how tension headache can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:...

2 Years of Rotator Cuff Tears Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)
2 Years of Rotator Cuff Tears Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how rotator cuff tear pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: htt...

4 Months of Toes Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
4 Months of Toes Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how toes pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advan...

2 Years of Shoulder Bursitis & Tendonitis Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
2 Years of Shoulder Bursitis & Tendonitis Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://a...

16 Years of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!!)
16 Years of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

7 Years of Lower Back Pain RELIEVED - 4th ASTR Session (FOLLOW-UP!!!)
7 Years of Lower Back Pain RELIEVED - 4th ASTR Session (FOLLOW-UP!!!)

Find out how lower back/ sciatica pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studie...

16 Years of Lower Back Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
16 Years of Lower Back Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how lower back pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:/...

Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)
Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adva...

3 Years of Leg Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
3 Years of Leg Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how leg pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanceds...

How to Relieve Jaw Pain Instantly? (THIS WORKS!!!)
How to Relieve Jaw Pain Instantly? (THIS WORKS!!!)

Find out how jaw pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanceds...

How To Relieve Neck Pain Instantly? (MUST WATCH)
How To Relieve Neck Pain Instantly? (MUST WATCH)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

How To Relieve Lower Back Pain Instantly? (THIS WORKS!!!)
How To Relieve Lower Back Pain Instantly? (THIS WORKS!!!)

Find out how to relieve lower back pain very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adva...

Tennis Elbow Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Tennis Elbow Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how tennis elbow pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://...

Clavicle Fracture Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Clavicle Fracture Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://a...

Graston Technique Harmful or Helpful Vs IASTM
Graston Technique Harmful or Helpful Vs IASTM

Find out how Graston Technique works and feel https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Here is the link for educational videos on What is ASTR? Scar tissue, fascia restriction, trigger point and muscle spasm https://www.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/educational-videos ASTR research studies: https://...

1 Year of Knee Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
1 Year of Knee Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how knee pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advan...

10+ Years of Back and Leg Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
10+ Years of Back and Leg Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how back pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

2+ Years of Neck Pain Relieved in Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
2+ Years of Neck Pain Relieved in Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

2nd ASTR treatment with Finger Pain Patient (REAL RESULTS)
2nd ASTR treatment with Finger Pain Patient (REAL RESULTS)

Find out how finger pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adv...

6 Months of Trigger Finger Released in No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)
6 Months of Trigger Finger Released in No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how trigger finger can be released very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adv...

Foot Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR + Follow-Up (REAL RESULTS!!!)
Foot Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR + Follow-Up (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how foot pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advan...

9 Months Plantar Fasciitis Relieved Before Your Eyes  (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
9 Months Plantar Fasciitis Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: htt...

Unheard of MS Multiple Sclerosis Back Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Unheard of MS Multiple Sclerosis Back Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how MS multiple sclerosis pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies:...

Amazing Foot Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Amazing Foot Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how foot pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advan...

Unheard of Back Pain From Skateboard Accident Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)
Unheard of Back Pain From Skateboard Accident Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how back pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

Unheard of 3 Years of Jaw Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes! (REAL TREATMENT)
Unheard of 3 Years of Jaw Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes! (REAL TREATMENT)

Find out how jaw pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanc...

1 Year of Lower Back Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes
1 Year of Lower Back Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes

Find out how lower back pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:/...

8 Months of Lower Back Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!)
8 Months of Lower Back Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!)

Find out how lower back pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:/...

7 Years of Lower Back Pain Relieved Before You Know It!
7 Years of Lower Back Pain Relieved Before You Know It!

Find out how lower back pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://ad...

Ankle Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Ankle Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how ankle pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adva...

1 Year of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time! (REAL RESULTS!!)
1 Year of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time! (REAL RESULTS!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

Tension Headache Relieved Super Fast + (FOLLOW-UP)
Tension Headache Relieved Super Fast + (FOLLOW-UP)

Find out how tension headache pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: htt...

Shoulder Dislocation Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR!
Shoulder Dislocation Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR!

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adva...

2 Years of Finger Pain Relieved in Minutes (REAL RESULTS!!)
2 Years of Finger Pain Relieved in Minutes (REAL RESULTS!!)

Find out how finger joint pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ 2 Years of Finger Pain Relieved in Minutes Linda had an accident 2 years ago where she jammed her thumb during a fall. Before coming into the clinic she attempted to treat her finger pain with acupu...

 

 CALL(949) 236-6862