The stiff neck causes is standing off the side of his head. The head tilts on the affected side and the face looks from the opposite side of the lesion. There are various types of stiff neck the congenital malformations caused by the cervical vertebrae, and that acquired, secondary to diseases of various kinds. Causes of acquired stiff neck causes in fact may be inflammation of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, bone or joint infection or a tumor of the cervical, or visual defects such as strabismus (ocular stiff neck), or the chronic ear infections (otogeno stiff neck).
In order to determine the cause of stiff neck is often necessary to perform an X-ray of the cervical spine. stiff neck causes congenital malformation on the basis, it is very difficult to correct and smooth evolution, which worsens with the increase in person. All other forms instead have a more favorable outcome, with regression of symptoms, if treated properly, Read more stiff neck causes and remedies.
The simple stiff neck causes muscle heals by inflammation within eight to ten days with analgesic-antipyretic therapy, based on aspirin or other NSAIDs. If the stiff neck is secondary to a chronic ear infection or an infection of the osteoarticular cervical vertebrae due to tuberculosis or a septic osteomyelitis, treatment is the basis of the disease (chemotherapy, tuberculosis, antibiotics).
The ocular stiff neck, which is very common in children regress with the correction of visual impairment and is the responsibility of an eye. Among the various treatments may also be prescribed rigid collars, traction or ointments.