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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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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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Masseter Muscle: Jaw, Eye, Ear, Pain, Sensitive Teeth

The masseter muscle can contribute to many areas of pain in the face and head. It often mimics sinusitis. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the masseter? Jaw pain Teeth that are sensitive to hot, cold and/or pressure Pain under the eye and over the eye (often diagnosed as sinus pain) Pain deep…

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

The soleus muscle can cause and contribute to pain in the heel, ankle and back of the knee. It can also cause pain in the low back on the same side of the affected leg. Dysfunction of the soleus muscle can also contribute to swelling in the foot and ankle. Occasionally a trigger point the bottom and outside of the muscle can contribute to pain in the jaw and side of the head.

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