For children requiring head support due to weak neck muscles that can occur with cerebral palsy and syndromes or conditions causing hypotonia of the neck muscles, this Headpod Dynamic Head Support System, could be the solution to achieving independent head control.
The Headpod helps to obtain the vertical and physiological positioning of the head, facilitating mobility and rotation as well as building neck muscles. Other benefits claimed for the Headpod are better visual interaction, more relaxed muscle tone with less dystonia that assists with activities related to physical, speech and occupational therapies. It also aids breathing, reducing respiratory complications, decreases drooling and facilitates feeding.
The system is suitable for children aged between two and 12 years and fastens easily to a variety of headrests on a stroller, wheelchair or walker.