Frontal head weighting activates the body’s righting reflexes, causing the patient’s body to reposition forward under the weighted head. Front-lateral head weighting causes the patient’s body to also be laterally corrected in conjunction with forward correction.
The steel weight leverages the head more effectively and must be contained by the more sturdy harnesses. Weight sold separately.
Add a Cervical Posture Strap for patients with weak neck muscles.
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Research that supports the use of head weighting: http://vertebralsubluxation.sharepoint.com/Pages/2013_1244_hdwt.aspx