What is wryneck?
Wryneck is defined as a condition where the patient's neck is titled. The head is tilting towards one shoulder while the chin is pointing towards another shoulder. The most common reason being an injury to the neck or spine, causing the muscles to spasm or shorten, typically the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Q: Can wryneck be treated?
A: Yes, with the help of a certified professional such as a chiropractic doctor wryneck or torticollis can be treated.
Q: Can wryneck be caused by bad posture?
A: Yes, bad posture over the long term can affect the biomechanics of your cervical spine and may result in wryneck; ex: sleeping in a bad position continuously, using the wrong kind of pillow.