A study performed at the University of the Sunshine Coast believes that this bony growth on the back of the head is a result of hunched posture during childhood. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-21625-1
The muscles attaching to the back of the head are in chronic stress when hunched over, and the body adapts to this excessive stress by calcifying the muscle attachment site.
1. Lead by example regarding posture
2. Tummy Time.
Written by Dr. Nik Dukovac
Dr. Nik consults both in
South Adelaide at Adelaide Family Chiropractic
Adelaide Hills and Mt Barker regions at Better Back Chiropractic