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cranial remolding orthosis helmet

Cranial Remolding Orthoses (Cranial Helmets): Shaping Head Symmetry

When repositioning techniques prove insufficient in correcting an abnormal head shape, a cranial helmet may be prescribed. This treatment is often recommended for infants diagnosed with scaphocephaly, plagiocephaly, or brachycephaly.


A cranial remolding orthosis, custom-molded from plastic and foam, serves as a gentle guide to redirect cranial growth towards symmetry, effectively reshaping the head for improved form and function.

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Our Expert in Pediatric Orthotics

Meet Mary Virginia Paletta, CPO, our dedicated pediatric orthotic specialist. With specialized training and expertise in cranial remolding helmet technology, she holds the esteemed STARband Cranial Certification.

For further resources on cranial care, we invite you to explore the STARband website at Your child's well-being is our top priority, and we're here to provide you with the best guidance and resources available.

Innovative Technology for Cranial Remolding Orthoses

At RPI, we employ cutting-edge technology with the SmartSoc* 3D scanner, representing the latest revolution in cranial remolding orthoses. This remarkable advancement allows us to capture precise 3D images using a smartphone. The process is similar to taking a series of photos, a familiar and comfortable experience for children.

Explore this video demonstration to witness the seamless scanning process in action. We're committed to delivering the most advanced and child-friendly solutions for your peace of mind.

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