Neck Pain? It might be Spasmodic Torticollis

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Spasmodic torticollis (“torticollis”) is a condition involving painful spasm of very specific muscles that attach to the neck. The term torticollis literally means “twisted neck.”   Typically, this condition involves spasm of the trapezius (Fig. 1)and/or sternocleidomastoid (SCM) (Fig. 2) muscles.  The most common presentation is strong spasm with pain on one side, which makes… Read more »