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Torticollis Topic Guide

Torticollis Torticollis: Torticollis is one of a broader category of disorders that exhibit flexion, extension, or twisting of muscles of the neck beyond their normal position. Treatment involves physical therapy, medication, stretching exercises, surgery, botulinum toxin, and physical devices.

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botulinum toxin type A Botulinum Toxin Type A

OnabotulinumtoxinA (Botox), is made from the bacteria that causes botulism. Botulinum toxin blocks nerve activity in the muscles...learn more »

benztropine Benztropine

Benztropine reduces the effects of certain chemicals in the body that may be unbalanced as a result of disease (such as Parkinson's), drug therapy, or other ...learn more »

diazepam rectal Diazepam Rectal

Diazepam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen). Diazepam affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with seizures...learn more »

diazepam Diazepam

Diazepam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). Diazepam affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety...learn more »