Dropped Head Syndrome

Dropped Head Syndrome

What is Dropped Head Syndrome?

Dropped Head Syndrome is characterised by severe weakness of the muscles of the back of the neck. This causes the chin to rest on the chest in standing or sitting. Floppy Head Syndrome and Head Ptosis are other names used to describe the syndrome.

Symptoms of Dropped head Syndrome

  • Head tilted downwards
  • Difficulty of swallowing, speaking and breathing

  • Causes of Dropped head Syndrome

  • Age
  • Diseases causes weakness in the neck area

  • Treatment for Dropped head Syndrome

  • Physio-Therapy
  • Neck Brace
  • Anti-Inflammation Medication or Injection
  • Surgical Treatment

  • Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011 , the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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