6 E 45th St #305

New York, NY 10017

(212) 245-5688



Torticollis is a medical condition that affects the muscles of the neck. Abnormally tight muscles on one side of the neck causes the head to tilt or twist from normal position.

The sternocleidomastoid muscles (SCM) are on each side of the neck and originate at the sternum and clavicle and insert on the mastoid process at the temporal bone located just below the ear.

The sternocleidomastoid muscles are involved in turning the from side to side or cervical rotation.

Torticollis can either be congenital or acquired. Congenital torticollis exists at birth and the reason for this not clearly understood. Birth trauma or intrauterine malposition can result in damage to the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

Acquired torticollis is a condition in which the muscles of the neck spontaneously contract resulting in moderate to severe neck stiffness. Sometimes people wake up unable to turn or move their head in certain positions and there may be no trauma or activity involved.

We often treat cases of acquired torticollis with our comprehensive treatment plans designed to reduce neck stiffness.

Vitality Health New York provides you with the experience of our Chiropractor, Physical Therapist, Acupuncturist, Massage Therapist and Medical Doctor who will correctly identify the cause of pain and symptoms.

We work together as a team to help you get out of pain quickly and live to your optimal level.

Call us today at (212) 245-5688 to schedule an appointment or book online here.

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Midtown Manhattan NYC

Grand Central Station
6 E 45th Street
Suite 305,
New York, NY 10017
(Between Madison & 5th Avenue)

(212) 245-5688

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