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Frequently Asked Questions About Osteopathic Treatment of Children and Babies

Why Do Babies Need Treatment? They don’t necessarily! Many of our patients choose to bring their newborns in for a ‘once-over’, to address any minor issues that may be present due to positioning before birth, or due to the birth itself. Simple conditions such as wry neck can arise due to prolonged postures in utero, …

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wry neck in babies

Wry Neck In Babies

Have you ever heard the term ‘wry neck’, but not known what it means? Wry neck, or torticollis, which literally means ‘twisted neck’ is a common condition in newborn babies, and involves spasm and shortening of the neck muscles, most commonly the sternocleidomastoid (SCM). It is believed that this condition can occur in infants due …

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