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.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerRobert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics