MediFind
Condition

Torticollis

Symptoms, Doctors, Treatments, Research & More

Latest Research

Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Primary Dystonia
  • Journal: Journal of neurophysiology
  • Treatment Used: Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Number of Patients: 7
  • Published —
This study evaluated deep brain stimulation changes for upper limb cortical motor maps in dystonia (movement disorder).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Developmental Dysplasia
  • Journal: BMC pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Tubingen Hip Flexion Splints
  • Number of Patients: 195
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using Tubingen hip flexion splints to treat patients with developmental dysplasia.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Focal Dystonia
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Kinesiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 3
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to assess the effectiveness of non-invasive brain stimulation and kinesiotherapy for the treatment of focal dystonia.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Severe Refractory Dystonic Tremor from Cervical Dystonia
  • Journal: Clinical neurology and neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Bilateral Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Number of Patients: 3
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using bilateral deep brain stimulation to treat patients with severe refractory dystonic tremor that is associated with cervical dystonia.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Slowed Movement Stopping in Parkinson's Disease and Focal Dystonia
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Standard Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study developed a portable device to assess reaction time (RT) and stop signal reaction time (SSRT) in patients with Parkinson's disease and focal dystonia.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Laryngeal vibration
  • Number of Patients: 13
  • Published —
The study measured the effects of laryngeal vibration on spasmodic dysphonia.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Ocular Torticollis (OT)
  • Journal: Ugeskrift for laeger
  • Treatment Used: Prismatic Correction in Glasses or Strabismus Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This review discusses ocular torticollis (OT), a compensatory head posture adopted to avoid double vision or dampen nystagmus, and argues that causes for ocular torticollis comprise a wide range of congenital or acquired ocular conditions.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Refractory Open Jaw Oromandibular Tardive Dystonia (O-OMD) with a Sensory Trick
  • Journal: Neurology India
  • Treatment Used: Botulinum Toxin (BTX)
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 34-year-old male with tardive jaw-opening oromandibular dystonia (O-OMD) with a characteristic sensory trick treated with high-dose botulinum toxin (BTX) injection.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Secondary Cervicothoracic Scoliosis in Congenital Muscular Torticollis (CMT)
  • Journal: Clinics in orthopedic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Release of Sternocleidomastoid (SCM) Muscle
  • Number of Patients: 106
  • Published —
This study evaluated the effects of surgical release of sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle on secondary cervicothoracic scoliosis in patients with congenital muscular torticollis (CMT), and determined factors affecting the improvement of scoliosis (curvature of spine) after surgical release of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Superior Oblique Myokymia (SOM)
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This article described surgical treatment for superior oblique myokymia (SOM), a rare disorder characterized by episodic microtremor of the eyeball.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Dystonia
  • Journal: Journal of neurology
  • Treatment Used: Patient-Adjusted Deep-Brain Stimulation (DBS) Programming
  • Number of Patients: 102
  • Published —
This study analyzed if the use of a programming paradigm for deep-brain stimulation (DBS) programming for patients with dystonia (involuntary muscle movement) can be time-saving, effective, and practical.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Cervical dystonia
  • Journal: Journal of neurology
  • Treatment Used: Abo- and onabotulinumtoxinA
  • Number of Patients: 135
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of abo- and onabotulinumtoxinA for treating cervical dystonia.