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.
The pectoralis major contributes to pain in the chest, shoulder, breast and upper back. Pain can also travel down the inner arm, elbow and extend to the hand and last two fingers.
The serratus anterior muscle contributes to pain down the side of the ribs, around the shoulder blade, chest, arm, hand, and fingers.
The serratus posterior inferior muscle contributes to pain in the lower back between the bottom of the ribs and the top of the hip. Pain is increased when you twist the torso, bend over, and stretch to reach overhead.
The quadratus lumborum muscle is known for sharp pain in the lower back and aching hip pain. Contributes to pain in the buttocks, groin and abdominal areas.
The piriformis muscle contributes to pain in the low back, buttocks, hip, and hip joint, pelvic area, and pain down the back of the thigh.
The gluteus maximus is the large muscle of the buttock. It contributes to low back, hip joint, and tailbone area. The muscles can also cause a burning and tingling sensation.
The iliocostalis lumborum can contribute to pain in the lower back, hip, buttock and occasionally the abdomen. The pain is often a deep aching pain that feels as though it originates in the hip or buttock.
The gluteus medius is located in the hip and buttocks. It can contribute to pain in the low back, hip, buttock, and down the outside of the upper leg.
The iliocostalis thoracis muscle can contribute to pain in the chest, upper back, lower back, and abdomen. Pain tends to be more concentrated around the shoulder blade and / or low back kidney area.
The longissimus thoracis muscle contributes to 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 and a deep aching pain.