Torticollis, also known as "wryneck," is a condition in which your baby's head is tilted. One of your newborn's neck muscles is shortened. So the chin points to one shoulder, away from the shortened neck muscle. And the back of the head tilts toward the opposite shoulder.
Current as of:
November 16, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: John Pope MD - Pediatrics Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine Robert B. Keller MD - Orthopedics
Medical Review:John Pope MD - Pediatrics & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Robert B. Keller MD - Orthopedics