Additional Therapy with Plaster (Congenital Muscular Torticollis)

Girl with a severe form of congenital muscular torticollis of the left side in whom an additional plaster was applied postoperatively. Notice the position of the head. Usually following surgery, physiotherapy should be initiated or continued. In severe forms of congenital muscular torticollis a plaster in overcorrection may be useful after surgery, but prior to additional physiotherapy. In this case a long term follow-up is necessary.