Neurology Community
Spasmodic torticollis
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding neurology issues such as: Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, Autism, Brain Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain, Epilepsy, Headaches, MS, Neuralgia, Neuropathy, Parkinson's Disease, RSD, Sleep Disorders, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Spasmodic torticollis

I have been diagnosed with spasmodic torticollis 6 months ago.I'm under care o a chiropractor but I still have pain and spine and neck twisted.Are there some other forms of treatments?

Thanks
Related Discussions
Avatar_dr_f_tn
Hi there. The treatment options for spasmodic torticollis are physical measures, botulinum toxin, and oral drugs. Physical therapy and massage, light touch, sensory biofeedback techniques could help. Injections of botulinum toxin type A into the affected muscles can reduce the painful spasms.  Repeated injections could develop against the toxin. Drugs used are anticholinergics, benzodiazepines, baclofen and carbamazepine. Psychiatrist treatment is indicated if emotional problem contributes to the torticollis. Hope this helps. Take care.





Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Neurology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Neurology Answerers
338416_tn?1420049302
Blank
jensequitur
Fort Worth, TX
620923_tn?1426651955
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
293157_tn?1285877039
Blank
Wobbly
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
900662_tn?1380159390
Blank
johnniebear
chicago area, IL
585414_tn?1288944902
Blank
ILADVOCATE
NY