SV26: The Assessment and Treatment of Torticollis
Presented By: Claudia Senesac PT, Ph.D., PCS; Barbara Hypes, P.T.

2 Contact Hours - 0.20 CEUs - 2.00 PDUs
$15.00 per person
Course Description
This CEU program consists of 3 streaming videos. Applicable to the birth to three population.

TRT1 Assessment of the Infant & Child with Congenital Torticollis: Causes, Palpation & Relevant Anatomy (41 min.)

Presented by Claudia Senesac, PT, Ph.D., PCS. This video presents a step-by-step assessment with palpation and anatomy review. This video also covers the referral process, initial parent interview, treatment goals and options.

TRT2 Treatment of the Infant & Child with Congenital Torticollis (28 min.)

Presented by Claudia Senesac, PT, Ph.D., PCS. The video discusses treatment strategies for children with torticollis. Specific stretching and soft tissue techniques for superficial and deep structures of the neck and shoulder girdle are presented. Active movement through physical handling after mobilization is discussed.

TRT3 Treating a Child who has Plagiocephaly and Asymmetrical Head Turning (55 min.)

Presented by Barbara Hypes, P.T. This video presents an evaluative therapy consultation of a child with plagiocephaly and asymmetrical head turning. At the time of this consultation the child is 6 month of age. This video demonstrates a variety of therapy techniques and discussion of secondary issues.

There are no handouts for this course.
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the assessment process for children with torticollis.
2. Describe the treatment strategies for the treatment of children with torticollis.
3. Describe a variety of therapy approaches to the treatment of plagiocephaly and asymmetrical head turning.
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/no prerequisites required.
Accepted by NBCOT for PDUs, Approved by the New York PT Board, California PT Board and the Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals on the CEU Course Listing Page. Approved by the Ilinois Early Intervention Training Program (IEITP) for 1.0 hr Assessment 1.0 hr Intervention
High Speed Internet Connection Required. Wireless connections may not be consistently fast enough to watch long video files. You may need to have your computer connected directly to your high speed modem via an internet cable.
Target Audience
Occupational, speech, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, and other rehabilitation specialists. For special needs requests please contact us at
Order Options
This course is only available online.
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