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Torticollis Baby

Torticollis Baby

Torticollis baby happens when there’s a shortening of muscle or stiffness that causes an inclination of the head on the side of the rotated and affected muscle to the other side. It’s very important to mention that most babies with torticollis usually recover faster,...

Acute Torticollis and How to Treat It

Acute Torticollis and How to Treat It

Acute torticollis is commonly known as wry neck. It is a condition that’s determined by the abnormal neck position, or asymmetric head which is caused by different factors. Acute torticollis is derived from the Latin word “tortus” (play) and “collum” (neck). Acute...

Torticollis in Adults

Torticollis in Adults

In most of the cases, torticollis in adults occurs when a patient wakes up with a painful stiff neck with sharp pain particularly when they try to tilt or turn their head on one side. If you had torticollis in adults, you might notice that your head is somehow tilted,...

Congenital Torticollis

Congenital Torticollis

Congenital torticollis is the most common type of torticollis that’s present at childbirth. Unfortunately, the causes of cortical congenital torticollis are still unknown. Intrauterine malposition or birth trauma is considered as a cause of damaging the...

What is Spasmodic Torticollis?

What is Spasmodic Torticollis?

A chronic neurological movement disorder that causes extreme pain in the neck is called spasmodic torticollis. It causes the neck to turn involuntarily to up, down, left or right movement. Spasmodic torticollis disorder is also known as “cervical dystonia.” Both...