There are many theories that because of heredity, infection, intrauterine insertion… It can also develop in the womb. This may happen if your baby’s head is in the wrong position. It can also be due to damage to the muscles or blood supply to the neck.
- Sternocleidomastoid muscle contraction
- An inability to move your head normally
- Neck pain or stiffness
- A headache
- Having one shoulder higher than the other
- Swollen neck muscles
- A tilting of your chin to one side
- The faces of children with congenital wry neck may appear flattened and unbalanced. They may also have motor skill delays or difficulties with hearing and vision.
- Muscle relaxants
- Stretching exercises
- Gain pain-free movement (range of motion)
- Improve postural control and symmetry
- Improve the body’s alignment by easing muscle tension