Miserable Muscle Number Three – The Temporalis Muscle. This One’s the Clencher

By Craig Sather, Doctor of Physical Therapy | September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Miserable Muscle Number Three – the Temporalis. This one’s the Clencher Where are the temporalis muscles? Your temporalis muscles are located on your temples. They are a frequent source of throbbing headache pain. They are one of the main muscles that cause headaches. Several of the other main headache muscles, the sternocleidomastoid and the upper …

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Acupressure…Get the Point?

By Craig Sather, Doctor of Physical Therapy | August 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Acupressure…Get the Point?      How does acupressure work? You have a very powerful tool at your fingertips that can relieve your headaches in less than a minute. Acupressure and acupuncture points are the same. Acupuncture  can work well to relieve headaches, but you can’t do acupuncture on yourself. You can learn to use acupressure, …

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Miserable Muscle Number Two – The Upper Trapezius, The Stress Holder

By Craig Sather, Doctor of Physical Therapy | July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Miserable Muscle Number Two – the Upper Trapezius, the Stress Holder Stress is a major headache trigger Stress is a major triggers for migraines.  The upper trapezius is one of the primary muscles that holds that stress. It is a large muscle that extends from the top of the shoulder up to its attachment on …

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Miserable Muscle Number One; the Sternocleidomastoid. Part Two

By Craig Sather, Doctor of Physical Therapy | June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Miserable Muscle Number One; the Sternocleidomastoid. Part Two Headaches and Tight Sternocleidomastoids Go Together The best time to come to the physical therapy clinic to be treated for a headache is when you have a headache. However, since people cannot manufacture a headache on the spot, I always offer my headache clients the option to …

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Miserable Muscle Number One; The Sternocleidomastoid. Treatment Part One

By Craig Sather, Doctor of Physical Therapy | June 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Miserable Muscle Number One; the Sternocleidomastoid. Part One      Do not try to say the name of this muscle, just get control over it. Muscle spasms can produce major headaches! The answer you need to know is which muscles are causing your headaches? How do you get those muscles to let go and give …

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Mastery over Migraine

By Craig Sather, Doctor of Physical Therapy | June 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Mastery Over Migraine blog is offered to you to give you medication-free techniques to quickly reduce your migraine headache pain.  I am a physical therapist who is passionate about helping people relieve their suffering. Many people who have been afflicted with headaches for years, even decades, can leave our clinic with a path forward …

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