Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Home Care pain control warning signs Outlook Underlying Cause Types congenital torticollis

Wry Neck Outlook

What to expect with torticollis:

  • Most cases of torticollis resolve within 3-4 days with treatment.
  • Torticollis may cause numbness and tingling in one arm.

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Last Updated: Aug 13, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Wry Neck References
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