torticollis

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Synonyms for torticollis

an unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted

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Teaching tape for the motor section of the Torornto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Scale.
Sameer suffers from spasmodic torticollis, which affects his neck, causing it to turn and jerk.
The prisoner suffered from a medical condition knows as spasmodic torticollis himself with a regular razor without cutting himself, and the prisoner was disciplined for violating a regulation against coercing officers.
I am one of many who uses Botox, unfortunately not for cosmetic reasons, but to try and lead a normal life because of a condition called Spasmodic Torticollis.
Spasmodic torticollis can be classified as a type of cranial dystonia.
The toxin can also relieve the pain and restore normal functioning to people with facial spasms, which pull the face out of shape, and spasmodic torticollis, which the neck and shoulder muscles pull the head to one side.