A 30-year-old member asked:
what are the symptoms of torticolis?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Neonatology 43 years experience
Stiff neck: Stiff neck musles with face tilted to other side.
Neonatology 49 years experience
Wry neck: Torticolis is a "bruise" or hematoma in the sternoclienomastoid muscle on either the right or left due to the delivery process and infants have a wry neck with inability to turn their head a full 180 degrees. This usually resolves as the buise resolves.
A 19-year-old male asked:
I have sternocleidomastoid spasm(torticollitis).What's the treatment?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Neurology 47 years experience
Torticollis: See a neurologist to be examined in detail and to discuss the treatment options, which include medications or Botox treatment. See this link for more information on torticollis, i.e. Dystonia.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Is tortecollis treatable? And what causes tortecollis?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: There many causes for torticollis, congenital muscular torticollis, acquired torticollis, spasmodic torticollis, acquired torticollis in infants. Most of those are treatable by treating the underline cause of the torticollis.
Last updated Jun 13, 2013
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