Osteopathy treatment for torticollis work to relax a server muscle contraction in the side of the neck.

Osteopathy treatment for torticollis are commonly requested by patients that have slept in a abnormal position or a change in temperature. If a patient is suffering from torticollis more than twice a year there is a high probability that there is a more complicated problem at the root of the torticollis such as: arteritis, muscle sprain, disc, and muscle fatigue.

If the patient has braguialgia el sessions change to consider disc problems.

Standard Osteopathy treatment for torticollis

  1. Trigger point treatment to relax muscles
  2. Quiro massage; gentle and working along the muscle fibers rather than across when the patient is in the acute phase and working across the muscle and deeper into the muscle chain in the second phase.
  3. Stretches
  4. Head traction, unblock any vertebras in rotation using either direct / indirect technique to not cause muscle stain during the treatment.

Osteopathy treatment for first rib and scalene syndrome

First rib and scalene syndrome is normally a result of neck problem and a secondary problem that occurs if the initial problem in the neck is not treated. It can also be provoked bad posture and dental problems.


The first rib and scalene syndrome can be a secondary cause of neck problems such as torticollis. Pain is felt in the side of the neck down to the color bone and the patient normally experiences difficulty turning his or her head.

Around the color bone there is also pain and tenderness and when the patient inhales deeply combined in cases with paresthesia in ones fingers.

Osteopathy treatment for first rib and scalene syndrome

The treatment is the same as torticollis. Two additional actions are included in the treatment. The scalene are stretched out and the first and second ribs are unblocked.

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