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Headache Spot Just Above The Temple

People complain of pain in their temple(s) but touch the spot just above the temple. It takes a little investigative work to nail the right trigger point. At times this occurs by itself. Often, this headache pain occurs with other pain patterns. It can be hard to single out without specific questions. It occurs most …

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Self Care – Pain, burning and tingling in the back of the head

Here, you’ll find strategies for getting from pain, itching, and burning on the back of your head. If you’d like to read more about how people describe the pain and what aggravates the condition, look at this other post. Some people are concerned about getting a neck ache from washing their hair at the salon. …

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Semispinalis Capitis – Massage Therapy Notes

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Self Care – Headache Spot Just Above The Temple

You can get relief from this headache spot above the temple by changing activities that aggravate it. Avoid the activities that press into the base of the head and top of the neck, especially with subtle twisting and laying on a cold surface. This picture is an ideal scenario for creating this headache. However, headache …

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Cervical Lamina Supine – Neuromuscular Massage Protocol

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Semispinalis cervicis – Massage Therapy Notes

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Self Care – Headache at the base of your head

Here you will find self-care strategies to relieve the headache at the base of the head. If you’d like to read more about how people describe, create and aggravate the condition, look at this other post. Avoid postures where you jut your chin forward and compress the top of the neck. This is more than …

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Semispinalis Capitis – Functional Anatomy

The anatomy of the semispinalis capitis is significant for managing pain. It is a large muscle that extends the head, perpetuates forward head posture and squeezes the greater occipital nerve. Origin transverse processes of T1-T6 and the articular processes of C4-C7 Insertion between the superior and inferior nuchal ridges of the occipital ridge Function extension and …

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Semispinalis Cervicis – Functional Anatomy

Semispinalis Cervicis Anatomy of the semispinalis cervicis tends to be variable. Attachments Semispinalis cervicis is a thin muscle that connects the transverse processes of the upper thoracic vertebrae with the mid-cervical vertebrae. This traps and compresses the lower cervical vertebrae. It is innervated by the posterior rami of the cervical vertebrae on which it attaches. …

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