Head at an angle or known as torticollis between health problems occur in infants but often neglected parents because treats it is permanent disability not getting appropriate treatment.
Whereas, the head at an angle can be corrected through specific treatment after patients undergo examination to determine the cause of the problem involved.
This thus spared receive psychological effect as ashamed thinking himself handicapped when age became adults.
Torticollis is muscle tension in the neck due to a variety of causes, resulting in the patient's head position to be at an angle next to either the left or right direction. Although common in infants and children, adults can also experience the same problem.
Torticollis are divided into two groups which occurred since birth (congenital) and occur due to other causes (acquired).
The congenital torticollis occurs, muscle tension may occur due to the baby's position while in the content. Rare baby suffering from torticollis due to other causes.
However, the head of the baby can be back to normal if parents detect early problems and prompt inspection and treatment.
Other causes of torticollis to children and adults such as infection germs at the neck, throat, nose or ears, growths on the muscle in the neck or neck injuries, shoulder or accidental head cause bone position change.
For babies not yet clever talk, parents need to be concerned with the physical condition of their children when the need to always keep an eye on its position when lying down.
This is because the babies suffer from this problem, his head will be less twisting and just point to one direction. Babies also suffer when lactating body because his neck movements restricted.
However, some parents do not take the weight of their respective roles and when babies suffer from torticollis, they think it does not need treatment, causing permanent disability up to adults.
Treatment for each cause of torticollis varies and depends on the doctor. This is because most of the problems with torticollis can be corrected in a way attractive massage head gently (traction) or physiotherapy at the suffering from tension.
However, if the method owes torticollis, surgery may have to be carried out.
"Therefore, parents are advised to see a doctor immediately if detect varieties position head on their children. Never do the treatment themselves without the doctor's instructions as it is aggravating the situation.
Torticollis if left untreated in the early stages cause patients will remain until the adults with the condition. | myTontolou