Baby Helmets for Treating Flat Head Syndrome

When your child is diagnosed with severe plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, or scaphocephaly, you may be left wondering about the treatment options available. In the most severe cases where physical therapy and repositioning have proven ineffective, orthotic helmets or bands are prescribed. In this article, we’ll review the different types of orthotic devices available, the average cost,…

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Micathermic Heating Pros and Cons

A relatively recent development in the 100 year history of space heaters is micathermic heating. The mica in micathermic is a silicate mineral split into thin sheets used to form the rectangular exterior front panel of a micathermic heater. The mica panels themselves do not generate any heat. Their function is to quickly radiate the…

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