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TORTICOLLIS

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The principle cause of torticollis is interference of blood supply to sternocleidomastoid muscle (name of neck muscle) of the fetus which leads to deformity in neck.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS


  • Facial assymmetry,
  • scoliosis of cervical spine,
  • Attitude of neck rotation on opposite side and neck tilting on same side.
  • Neck muscle on the tilted side is prominent and shortened.

TREATMENT


  • Physical therapy
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Splinting
  • Postural correction
  • Parents counselling(home program)
  • Electrotherapy
  • If surgery is carried out then post operatively physical therapy and rest same as above mentioned treatments.
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