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Headache Beside Crown with Achy Eye Pain

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of an intense headache that makes their eyes hurt. When I ask them about other areas of pain, they will describe the headache near the top of their head but make a gesture to the back of their head beside …

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Brow Headache with Sensitive Front Teeth

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. There are 3 or 4 patterns that come off the trigger points in the temporalis. Each one has a band of pain that extends upward and associated sensitivity in the upper teeth. Like the bands of pain, the trigger points …

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Sinus pressure with sensitive upper teeth

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of a toothache and infection in their upper teeth. The sensation seems to extend up into the roots. They usually don’t expect the massage therapist to get rid of the pain, they are just complaining about their teeth. I …

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Headache In The Eyebrow

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. A patient complains about their headache as they trace the eyebrow with their fingers. This referral pattern is directly in the eyebrow. On the other hand, similar patterns happen above or below the eyebrow. Further assessment is needed to pinpoint …

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Pain In The Base Of The Head With Earache

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People with this referral pattern and complain of headaches and pain at the base of the head. Several trigger points create pain in this area. Trigger point assessment does a great job of connecting the problem to the muscle with NMT …

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Neck-ache Headache, Eye-ache

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. With this pattern, people complain of a headache behind the eye. That’s not enough information. When the headache pattern is severe, they may trace the pattern with their hand. Starting from the back of their neck, they move along the side …

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Headache All Over Or In A Band Around The Head

“Migraine” When this headache is very active, people wave their hands around their heads and say that they have a headache all over.  Sometimes, when I ask, the details tell me that it is not this headache, and they are just overwhelmed by some other headache pain. When it is particularly intense, people refer to …

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Headache on the Top of Your Head

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. Clients touch the top of their heads, saying, “I have a headache on the top of my head.” Almost always, they lean forward with their chin up and turned to one side while talking. As well, they tend to slump forward …

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Headache at the base of your head

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. Sometimes, Its One Side This headache pattern creates a strong band of tension along the base of the head that comes up over the back of the head. When it is only active on one side, the pain is focused …

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