Posts Tagged ‘headache’

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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Splenius Capitis Muscle: Pain At The Top Of The Head

Pain at the top of the head can be an indication of splenius muscle dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the splenius capitis muscle? Pain at the crown of the head Blurred vision Occasionally neck pain Where is the splenius capitis muscle? The splenius capitis muscle connects back of the skull (mastoid process)…

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Personal Stories: My Experiences With Concussions

When you take a tumble off a horse going 20 to 45 mph and land on your head, trust me, you see all kinds of celestial objects and beings. Mine seemed to be multitudes of  pretty purple shooting stars. Five times I saw those pretty stars. Three times I was diagnosed with concussion.  And though…

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Suboccipital Muscles: Headaches, Migraines, Eye Pain

The suboccipital muscles are prime contributors to headaches, migraines, and stiff neck. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the suboccipital muscles? Headaches with a band of pain on the side of the head that extends from the back of the head to the eye. Pain is felt deep in the head and is hard…

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Temporalis Muscle: Headaches, Head, Cheek, Teeth, Pain

Pain on the side of the head around the ear, in the eyebrow area, cheek and upper teeth can signal temporalis muscle dysfunction What pain and symptoms are associated with the temporalis? Pain at the side of the head in front, above or behind the ear] Pain in the eyebrow area Pain in the cheek…

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Occipitalis Muscle: Headaches, Head, Eye, Teeth Pain

The occipital muscle can contribute to headaches, migraines, eye and teeth pain as well as TMJ. What symptoms and pain are associated with the occipitalis muscle? Pain in the back of the head and toward the top of the head. Pain is described as deep down in the head Pain around the eye Teeth pain…

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Orbicularis Oculi Muscle: Eye Pain and Twitching

Pain above the top of the eye going down the inside of the nose are signs of possible orbicularis oculi dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the orbicularis oculi muscle? Pain above the eye extending down the side of the nose and occasionally over into the cheek and down to the upper lip…

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Frontalis Muscle: Forehead, Sinus Pain, Headaches

Pain and aching across the forehead are often a result of tension or trigger points in the frontalis muscle. What pain and symptoms are associated with the frontalis? Aching pain across the forehead Can contribute to eye strain What pain and symptoms are associated with the frontalis? Aching pain in the forehead Can contribute to…

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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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Semispinalis Capitis Muscle: Neck and Head Pain

The semispinalis capitis muscle pain is often felt as a band of pain around the top of the head. The muscle also contributes to pain in the back of the head and in the eye and temple areas. It can also contribute to tingling and numbness in the scalp.

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Soleus Muscle: Heel, Ankle, Calf, Knee, Low Back Pain

 What pain and symptoms are associated with the soleus muscle? Pain in the heel often to the point of not being able to put weight on the heel Pain in the ankle Pain in the calf sometimes extending into the back of the knee Deep aching in the back of the knee Deep pain in the…

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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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