Information by Condition

Hanger Clinic provides information on orthotic treatment plans based on the following conditions: Plagiocephaly, Scoliosis, and Foot Drop. Learn more below:

Mother holds her baby who wears a pedatric orthotic cranial band.

Plagiocephaly Treatment

The Hanger Cranial Band is a treatment option for infants with “deformational plagiocephaly” an abnormal head shape sometimes referred to as “flat head syndrome.” Based on clinical practice guidelines, our Cranial Asymmetry Protocols (CAP) program includes safe, painless 3D scanning, FDA-approved custom manufacturing and comprehensive follow-up care.

Young girl with scoliosis pediatric brace looks empowered.

Scoliosis Treatment

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is an abnormal curvature and twisting of the spine that affects children during adolescent growth periods. We offer a range of bracing options to manage and treat AIS, including full time-and night-time options, as part of the Hanger Clinic BEME™ program.

Young boy walking up stairs with AFO

Neuromuscular Treatment

Cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular conditions are complex. Our pediatric specialists address each child’s needs and partner with the integrated healthcare team to set appropriate treatment goals. We offer a range of mobility solutions for children at all degrees of severity. Our custom ankle-foot orthoses and the Pediatric WalkAide® system can keep up with your child as he or she grows and changes.

​​Debbie enjoys walking with her family with her WalkAide device.

Foot Drop Treatment

WalkAide® is an advanced medical device that provides immediate and dramatic improvement in walking for certain people with foot drop. It's recommended for cases of foot drop caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), incomplete spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury or cerebral palsy.