Torticollis

What is Torticollis?

Torticollis is a fibrous mass in the sternocleiodomastiod muscle. It is a rock-hard mass in the neck, more prominent with head flexed, associated with fixed rotation.This is caused by genetic factor or due to injury to sternocleiodomastiod muscle.

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I woke up several weeks ago in an unusually cold room, with a stiff painful neck, which has persisted for over 2 weeks, with constant headaches...

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I do not think that you are suffering from torticollis. Torticollis or wry neck is a one sided contracture of...

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I am 50 and have been diagnosed with torticollis 2 years ago.. It appears that it gets worse when I eat certain foods, hot flashes, and stress......

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The hormonal imbalance is not likely to cause torticollis. It is most commonly caused by a neck muscle spasm. You...

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my daughter is 18months old and is having torticollis on the left side. She has been undergoing PT, but no sign of improvement. She is able to...

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Hello, My husband is 57 and developed cervical dystonia/spasmodic torticollis 6 years ago. It got progressively worse and he was forced to retire 3...

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Good morning: luckily i am in perfect health, but have had a "torticolis" for 3 days and can,t seem to make ir better.. Can you give me....

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