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A 32-year-old female asked:

My daughter is 1 year now since birth she tilt her head on right side bring it up to her pediatrician he said her muscle fine .i finally talk to a pt she send pics she definitely see the tilt i refer to pt .she crawl pull up stand walk along sofa .

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Some possibilities: Some infants develop a shortening of the sternocliedomastoid muscle after the trauma of a vaginal delivery. PT helps these. Some will have an abnormality in the vertebrae of the neck & have that lean for their life. Unless this is studied with appropriate x-rays and or exam by a doc with training in this area little can be said about the true problem.

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