Torticollis. Treatments and remedies. Natural Medicine

Definition of torticollis
Vicious inclination of the head and neck for various reasons, especially muscle.

Types of Torticollis

Have classified different types of torticollis according to their cause:
* Congenital torticollis: Torticollis caused by a vicious position of the fetus inside the womb, or by damage to the sternocleidomastoid at the time of delivery. This injury causes the fibrous transformation of the muscle.
* Rheumatic Torticollis: Evoked by rheumatism of the sternocleidomastoid muscle on one side of the neck muscle to retract the head rheumatic drag the diseased side.
* Spasmodic torticollis: Torticollis caused by the seizure or contracture of the neck muscles, sternocleidomastoid and trapezius in particular, that determines an intermittent rotation of the head. This type of torticollis depends on a pathology of extrapyramidal systems.
* Torticollis paralytic Produced by paralysis of muscles of one side of the neck: the head is pulled toward the opposite side for healthy muscles paralyzed antagonist.
Torticollis * Fixed: The cause is organic muscle shortening or injury to the spine.
* Mental Torticollis: A form of tic in which there is a clonic seizure of the neck muscles, attached to a psychiatric disorder.

Medical Treatments and Natural Remedies for Torticollis
Medicine for torticollis with Medicinal Plants: Lollipops, Willow, Meadowsweet, Valerian, Passion Flower, Horsetail, black currant, hawthorn.
Locally: Arnica, Pine, Turpentine.

Medicine for torticollis with Homotoxicology - Homeopathy: Spascupreel (c), Gelsemium-Homaccord (g)

Medicine for torticollis with Homeopathy:
Associated with dizziness. Improvement with rest: Bryonia 15 CH 3 times a day.
With painful muscle contracture: Dulcamara 9 CH 3 times a day.
With painful contracture of the muscles of the neck and / or lateral neck: Lachnantes 5 CH hourly.
Painful joint stiffness improving with movement: Rhus tox 7 CH 3 times a day.

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