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Torticollis

Meet Brooks, a 4 month old who was diagnosed with right-sided Torticollis at 7 weeks old. Torticollis is a congenital muscular tightness in which the infant's head is turned to one side and has the inability to turn in the opposite direction due to a tight and shortened sternocleidomastoid muscle. In most cases parents notice once the head has started to flatten on one side of their skull, it often protrudes at the front of the skull [...]

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

"When you hear hoofbeats think horses, not Zebras." Medical students are taught this in an effort to not make an incorrect diagnosis to a rare disease. In our clinic and many others we are hearing more and more about Ehlers Danlos Syndrome due to an increase in awareness. EDS' mascot is a Zebra, due to its rarity and the frustration the sufferers go through trying to find a diagnosis. It is a connective tissue disorder that affects joint [...]

By | October 29th, 2015|Parent Category I|0 Comments