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Beth Forgosh, DC, Stéphane Provencher, DC, Charles L. Blum, DC

Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health – Chiropractic ~ December 29, 2010 ~ Pages 226-227


Pediatric torticollis is due to contracture of the neck musculature involving the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) and other muscles and prevalence is estimated to be 0.3% to 2% in the United States and 0.006% in eight European countries. Although the etiology is uncertain, the possible causes of injury are intrauterine constraint and birth trauma. Conventional medical treatment includes…

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