Tag: headache

Therapy Notes – Suboccipital Muscles

Sub-occipitals strap the head on to the first 2 vertebrae. They have a direct bearing on and are strongly affected by the atlanto-occipital joint and the atlanto-ondontoid joint. Upper cervical function and alignment strongly influencesContinue reading

Self Care – Headache All Over Or In A Band Around The Head

Activities to Avoid or Change Avoid the activities that aggravate this like jutting your chin forward to look at the computer screen, bobbing your head up and down as when discussing the expensive wine listContinue reading

Quick and easy hangover relief

Client’s Description Crapulence – Sickness caused by excessive drinking. 2. Excessive indulgence; intemperance. [From late Latin crāpulentus, very drunk, from Latin crāpula, intoxication, from Greek kraipalē.] crap′u·lent adj. People complain of headache, nausea, and misery that followContinue reading

Trigger Points – Headache in forehead from pressure or impact

This headache pattern is most commonly caused by sternocleidomastoid. If you have a headache above the eyebrow, check the post on that pattern as well. Client Description People touch their forehead just above the eyebrow andContinue reading

Do You Find Trigger Point Illustrations Confusing?

Most books and sites on trigger points are usually focused on a the characteristics of a trigger point. They help you primarily understand its areas of referral, impaired functions, sensation, activities of onset, etc. IfContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Pain, burning and tingling in the back of the head

Client’s Description When the trigger point is mild, people complain of a headache and run their hand up and down the back of their head on one side. They often complain of a bigger areaContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Headache with Eye pain

Client’s Description 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 the back of their head whileContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Headache with sensitive upper teeth

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 bandsContinue 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 In The Eyebrow

Client’s Description People complain about their headache as they trace their eyebrow with their fingers. This is the pattern that happens right in the eyebrow. There are other patterns that happen above or below theContinue reading