Posts Tagged ‘degenerative disc disease’

Splenius Cervicis Muscle: Headache, Eye Pain, Blurred Vision

Pain in the shoulder / neck juncture, going up the neck and into the back of the eye as well as blurred vision can be an indication of splenius muscle dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the splenius cervicis muscle? Pain where the shoulder and neck join Aching throbbing pain that starts…

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Trapezius Muscle: Stiff Neck, Headache, Eye, Jaw, Pain

Headaches, stiff neck, eye and jaw pain as well as aching and tingling in the back and arms may indicate trapezius muscle dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the trapezius muscle? Headache in the temple area Pain in the jaw that travels down into the neck and over behind the ear Pain behind…

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Piriformis Muscle: Back, Hip, Buttock, Pelvic, Thigh Pain

Pain in the low back, hip, hip joint, pelvis, buttock and occasionally pain going down the back of the thigh indicate piriformis dysfunction. What are the symptoms and pain associated with the piriformis muscle? Low back pain at the base of the spine Buttock pain Hip pain around the hip joint Aching pain, burning or tingling…

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Rhomboid Major and Rhomboid Minor Muscles: Grinding Popping Shoulder

Pain around the inside of the shoulder blade indicates rhomboid muscle dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the rhomboid major and minor muscles? Pain along the inside of the shoulder blade especially noticeable at rest. Popping and/or grinding noise when moving the shoulder blade Inability to straighten the upper body out of…

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Gluteus Medius Muscle: Belt Line, Hip, Buttock, Thigh Pain

Pain in the buttocks and hip can indicate gluteus medius dysfunction. Pain occasionally extends down the side of the thigh as well as into the back of the thigh. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the gluteus medius muscle? Pain in the lower back around the beltline Pain in the hip Pain in…

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Longissimus Thoracis Muscle: Low Back Pain

The longissimus thoracis muscle contributes to a deep aching pain in the lower back, hip and buttocks. Rising from a sitting to a standing position can cause an extreme feeling of stiffness as well as being very painful.

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Semispinalis Cervicis Muscle: Head and Neck Pain

The semispinalis cervicis is a major contributor to headaches, especially those in which the pain concentrates at the base of the skull extending up the back of the head. It can also contribute to tingling and burning in the back of the head and scalp.

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