Research* shows that orthotic treatment using a helmet is the most effective solution of severe head shape deformity. (plagiocephaly)
The orthosis gently allows the head to correct as it grows. The treatment has a high success rate and only takes between 4 to 6 months. The best time to get started is around the age of 4 months.
*Effectiveness of Conservative Therapy and Helmet Therapy for Positional Cranial Deformation. Steinberg et al; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; March 2015