The Rectus Capitis Posteriors
The rectus capitis muscles are often implicated as causing suboccipital headaches,
but, as you can see, the trigger point referral pattern is over the ear or in a "sunglass" pattern, as we often teach in our dry needling seminars.
That is not to say . . .
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Return to the Suboccipitals
The Myodural Bridge Guest writer: Mitch Peritz DC
Once again, we are happy to have Dr Peritz write an excellent follow up to his last article (in case you missed it, click here). The next time you have a patient with an upper cervical problem, refer back to this article and think of all the far reaching implications of this often overlooked group.
The sub-occipital muscles . . .
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The Suboccipitals and Greater Occipital Nerve
I began this piece a while ago as part of a needling atlas that I was going to co author with one of my mentors, Dr Martha Lucas. The project proved to be more of a task than either of us realized, but some great information came out of it and I am passing some of that along to you here. This is a lengthy post, as the . . .
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