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Headache with Tender Top of Neck While Turning

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain about a tender spot at the top of the neck when they touch it while turning their heads. I have to admit, I find it interesting that they don’t complain about pain during an activity or in general. …

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Pain at the Base of the Head and Under Shoulder Blade

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. With this trigger point, people complain about tension and a focus on pain and tension at the base of their head. When I press for more detail, they may tell me about the tension in their neck and under the shoulder. …

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More than surviving.

Annie (her alias) is a Texan grandmother in her late 60s. She started working with me years ago. She has some real problems with degenerative discs in her neck. We’ve been through a lot. I’ve worked on her, literally, from head to toe. Last winter, she came to me with troubling news. They had found …

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Shoulder pain when sleeping on your side

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of pain that disturbs their sleep when lying on the painful shoulder or the opposite shoulder. It is a deeper pain than the illustration suggests. They have spent most of their time sleeping on that shoulder with that hand …

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Neck tension when wearing a heavy coat

People complain about pain in the upper neck that makes them irritable. As they continue, they often describe that sensation that extends down toward the shoulder as tension instead of pain. At the same time, they describe things that aggravate it but seldom can describe the incident that created the injury. Other trigger points produce pain …

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Upper Neck Pain with Sore Top of Shoulder

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People often complain of pain in the upper neck with soreness on the top of the shoulder. Often, they are focused on the pain in the upper neck than the top of their shoulder. Many patterns create pain and tension …

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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 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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