Trigger Point Dry Needling


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Trigger points refer pain that frequently mimics the symptoms associated with headaches and migraines. These trigger points can also cause your migraines to occur.

Examples of the muscles affected are the upper trapezius and the sternocliedomastoid.

Upper Trapezius - Trigger Point Map

Fig A: Upper Trapezius

Sternocliedomastoid - Trigger Point Map

Fig B: Sternocliedomastoid


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