New study identifies risk factors in severity of 'flat head syndrome' in babies
...s 5.8 months. Eight-three percent of the infants were reported to have a head positional preference, with 42.6 percent of those infants diagnosed with torticollis
(the head leans to one side due to contracted neck muscles on that side) as the reason for the head positional preference. Nearly all of the infants (...
Lack of time on tummy shown to hinder achievement
...al specialist at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio and national lecturer on muscular torticollis
(neck muscle imbalance), says that one way to engage in tummy time is to spend time during each diaper change encouraging the infant to find, focus an...
National Movement Disorders Interactive Experience Center Comes to Tampa Bay for First Time
...ety National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association National Spasmodic torticollis
Association National Spinal Cord Injury Association National Stroke Association North American Brain Injury Society Northwest Parkinson's Foundati...
Tetanus causing toxin has therapeutic properties
... botulinum neurotoxins. These toxins have currently being used to treat disorders due to abnormal muscle contractions like cerebral palsy, strabismus, torticollis
etc. they have also found use in cosmetic preparations that fight the wrinkles that appear on the skin due to age.
Reference: Universitat Autònoma ...
Torticollis in Medical Technology
Merz Pharmaceuticals Announce Three Studies of NT-201 - (Botulinum neurotoxin type A Free From Complexing Proteins)
...ion, patients were evaluated at 4 weeks using the Toronto Western Spasmodic torticollis
Rating Scale (TWSTRS). Adverse events (AEs) were also collected up to 20 we...ion, patients were evaluated at 4 weeks using the Toronto Western Spasmodic torticollis
Rating Scale (TWSTRS). Adverse events (AEs) were also collected up to 20 we...
Merz Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Three Clinical Trials With NT-201 (Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A Free From Complexing Proteins) in Movement Disorder Patients
...bo (N= 74), 120 U NT-201 (N= 78), and 240U NT-201 (N= 81). Following injection, patients were evaluated at 4 weeks using the Toronto Western Spasmodic torticollis
Rating Scale (TWSTRS); adverse events (AEs) were also collected. The primary outcome was the change from Baseline to week 4 for the TWSTRS-Total scor...
Solstice Neurosciences Presents Escalating Dose Study at
International Congress in Istanbul, Turkey
-- Measurement intervals: baseline, 2 weeks, every 4 weeks
-- Effectiveness measurements:
-- Toronto Western Spasmodic torticollis
Rating Scale (TWSTRS) Total
Score (Torticollis Severity, Disability, Pain)
-- Visual Analog Assessment (Patient Global, Investigato...
Torticollis in Medical Dictionary
, or wry neck, is a condition in which the head is tilted toward one side, and the chin is elevated and turned toward the opposite side . In torticollis
your neck tends to ... Torticollis
Treatment. Medications. Surgery ... Bending or twisting your neck too far can lead to a...
is a chronic neurological movement disorder causing the neck to involuntarily turn to the left, right, upwards, and/or downwards. The condition is also referred to as "cervical dystonia". Both agonist... Important It is possible that the main title of the...
...ted and turned toward the opposite side . 9.02 torticollis
( Wry Neck ) Presentation. The patient complains...and treatment ... Wry neck : Another name for torticollis
(or close medical ... 7 treatments for Wry neck... Wry Neck . Congenital muscular torticollis. torticollis
is an abnormal positioning of the head. ... Injury...