Clinical Determinants of the Outcome of Manual Stretching in the Treatment of Congenital Muscular Torticollis in Infants: A Prospective Study of Eight Hundred and Twenty-one Cases

@article{Cheng2001ClinicalDO,
  title={Clinical Determinants of the Outcome of Manual Stretching in the Treatment of Congenital Muscular Torticollis in Infants: A Prospective Study of Eight Hundred and Twenty-one Cases},
  author={J.C.Y. Cheng and M. Wong and S. P. Tang and T.M.K. Chen and S. Shum and E. Wong},
  journal={The Journal of Bone \& Joint Surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={83},
  pages={679–687}
}
Background: The natural history of congenital muscular torticollis and the outcome of different treatment modalities have been poorly investigated, and the results of treatment have varied considerably. Methods: The main objective of this prospective study was to evaluate the outcomes of 821 consecutive patients with congenital muscular torticollis who were first seen when they were less than one year old, were treated with a standardized program of manual stretching, and were followed for a… Expand

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