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From pages packed with useful information and amply illustrated, you will learn about the various causes of torticollis, the guidelines for assessment and timing of treatment, the main goals of treatment intervention, and when surgery is necessary. Torticollis discusses the fabrication and use of custom-made neck collars to help resolve lateral head tilt and postoperative splinting. Through the book’s well-organized and clear discussions, you will also learn about:
Torticollis teaches you how to detect torticollis early and differentiate nonmuscular torticollis etiology. You will also learn how to evaluate the entire musculoskeletal system, how to assess motor development, postural control, and balance, and how to develop an exercise treatment plan. Nowhere else will you find such a comprehensive overview of this disorder, the challenges it presents, the progress that has been made, the interventions that work, and the research that needs to be done!
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
|The Differential Diagnosis of Torticollis in Children||1|
|Conservative Management of Congenital Muscular Torticollis: A Literature Review||13|
|Assessment and Treatment of Children with Congenital Muscular Torticollis||21|
|The Surgical Management of Congenital Muscular Torticollis||69|
|The Use of Splinting in Conservative and Post-Operative Treatment of Congenital Muscular Torticollis||81|
|Infants with Torticollis: The Relationship Between Asymmetric Head and Neck Positioning and Postural Development||91|