Tag: stiff neck

trigger points that create stiffness in the neck

Understanding Trigger Points – Stiffness at the base of the neck

Client’s Description People complain of stiffness in their neck while turning their head. When I ask for more details, they often turn their head slowly until they say, “There. It hurts right there.” When IContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Stiffness up the side of the neck

This referral pattern creates pain up the back and side the neck while you turn your head. When it is very active, it also creates soreness and pain under the shoulder-blade. The exact location ofContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Neck Pain with Sore Shoulder

Clinical experience reveals that a neck pain with a shoulder pain usually comes from other trigger points. The sore shoulder usually comes from the middle trapezius trigger point. The trigger points activated by a displacedContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Pain at the Base of the Head and Under Shoulder Blade

Years of clinical experience reveal that pain under the shoulder-blade with neck pain are usually caused by two or three other patterns. The pain under the shoulder is most commonly this trigger point. Pain at theContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Headache on the Top of Your Head

Client’s Description Clients come in and touch the top of their head saying, “I have a headache on the top of my head.” They almost always lean forward with their chin up and turned to oneContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Headache At Your Temple

Client Description People touch their temple and say, “I have a headache right here.” When I ask them for other things that are bothering them, they usually complain of a stiff neck. It is also commonContinue reading