If you or a loved one suffers from torticollis, Good Shepherd is here to help.
Torticollis, the asymmetrical posturing of the head and neck, can be acquired or congenital. Torticollis is the third most common congenital musculoskeletal anomaly.
Levels of care:
- Torticollis rehabilitation is offered on an outpatient basis as part of Good Shepherd's Pediatric Rehabilitation Program.
Good Shepherd specializes in evaluating and treating the effects of torticollis, including:
- Absent or significantly compromised postural reactions
- Impaired midline development
- Injury to the SCM (sternocleidomastoid) muscle
- Palpable mass found in the SCM muscle
- Poor visual tracking
- Side bend of the head and a rotation of the head