Conditions

TORTICOLLIS

It means twisted neck. It is often called “Wry neck”. It is the most common cause of neck pain and stiffness. Causes: • It is caused by sitting or sleeping in an unusual position without adequate neck support • Poor Posture when looking at the Computer screen • Carrying Heavy unbalanced loads • Sleeping in the cold Signs and Symptoms: This develops quickly over the period of hours Usually over night.Twisting occurs when muscles supporting neck on one side are painful. Diagnosis: Medical examination of the neck by the doctor.X-rays are usually not needed. Treatment: • Firm pillow • Medications • Good posture • Soft neck collars are not recommended

TORTICOLLIS