top of page

Torticollis

Wry neck, or torticollis, is a rotated and tilted neck. The top of the head generally tilts to one side while the chin tilts to the other side.

Symptoms include:

  • limited range of motion of the head

  • headache (adults)

  • neck pain

  • shoulder that is higher than the other

  • stiffness of the neck muscles

  • swelling of the neck muscles (possibly present at birth) 

  • preferred breastfeeding on one side

Causes often are the position of the baby in the womb, or traumatic birth.

Contact Osteopath Ines De Beer for consultations or questions.

bottom of page