The Trigger Point & Referred Pain Guide

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Head & Neck Pain

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Essential pain patterns are

listed like this.

Vertex Pain

Sternocleidomastoid (sternal)

Splenius Capitis

Back of Head Pain

Trapezius (TrP1)

Sternocleidomastoid (sternal)

Sternocleidomastoid (clavicular)

Semispinalis capitis

Semispinalis cervicis

Splenius cervicis

Suboccipital group

Occipitalis

Digastric

Temporalis (TrP4)

Temporal Headache

Trapezius (TrP1)

Sternocleidomastoid (sternal)

Temporalis (TrP1,2,3)

Splenius cervicis

Suboccipital group

Semispinalis capitis

Frontal Headache

Sternocleidomastoid (sternal)

Sternocleidomastoid (clavicular)

Semispinalis capitis

Frontalis

Zygomaticus major

Ear & TMJ Pain

Lateral pterygoid

Masseter (deep)

Sternocleidomastoid (clavicular)

Medial pterygoid

Cheek & Jaw Pain

Sternocleidomastoid (sternal)

Masseter (superficial)

Lateral pterygoid

Trapezius (TrP1)

Masseter (deep)

Digastric

Medial pterygoid

Buccinator

Platysma

Orbicularis oculi

Zygomaticus major

Toothache

Temporalis (TrP1,2,3)

Masseter (superficial)

Digastric (anterior)

Back of the Neck Pain

Trapezius (TrP1)

Trapezius (TrP2)

Trapezius (TrP3)

Multifidi

Levator Scapulae

Splenius cervicis

Infraspinatus

Throat & Front of Neck Pain

Sternocleidomastoid (sternal)

Digastric

Medial pterygoid