Posts Tagged ‘headache’

Splenius Cervicis Muscle: Headache, Eye Pain, Blurred Vision

What pain and symptoms are associated with the splenius cervicis muscle? Pain where the shoulder and neck join Aching throbbing pain that starts at the back of the head and goes through to the back of the eye Numbness or pressure in the back of the head Migraine headaches Blurred vision with a headache Where…

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Splenius Capitis Muscle: Pain At The Top Of The Head

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 to the neck vertebrae What movements do the splenius capitis muscle control? Turns the head Straightens the…

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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

 What pain and symptoms are 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 to describe. Migraine pain Stiff neck, usually without pain. Where are the Suboccipital…

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

 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 Pain in the in the incisor and molar teeth Pain in the upper teeth when biting down Teeth that are sensitive to hot,…

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Occipitalis Muscle: Headaches, Head, Eye, Teeth Pain

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 Tight scalp Where is the occipitalis muscle? The occipitalis is located at the back head, above…

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Frontalis Muscle: Forehead Sinus Pain, Headaches

What pain and symptoms are associated with the Frontalis? Aching pain across the forehead Where is the frontalis muscle? The frontalis muscle is the muscle of the forehead. What movements does the frontalismuscle control? Wrinkles the skin of the forehead Elevates the eyebrows Activities that cause frontalis pain and symptoms: Constant raising of the eyebrows…

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

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 one eye Tension headache Contributes to dizziness Pain at the base of the skull Stiff neck Ache or burning sensation in the middle…

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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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