Back – Spinal Muscles

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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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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