Trigger point pain from Occipitalis Trigger Point #One and how to find relief

Jun 7, 2018 | Uncategorized

How to naturally treat pain in the sides of the head

STEP 1: How to Locate the Occipitalis Trigger Point #One

The Occipitalis is a flat muscle present over the skull, on the sides, behind the ears, and running backwards. Its pain pattern runs all along the muscle to the side of the head, and reaches the forehead as well. The trigger point is present two finger widths above the inner corner of the eyebrow.

STEP 2: How to Self-Release the Occipitalis Trigger Point # One

The Occipitalis muscle runs from the side of the skull to its terminus in the back, as learned in the previous video. To massage it, place your thumb over the back of your skull and lean against a wall using your elbow. Apply pressure with the pad of your thumb. Hold for about 30 seconds and release.

STEP 3: How to Stretch the OccipitalisTrigger Point # One


Download Painalog App Today

Painalog is available on both iOS and Android 

Related Articles

What is best way to learn Thai Massage

Are you looking to learn the art of Thai massage? Look no further than Chiang Mai, Thailand. This ancient city is known for its temples, food, and traditional Thai massage. It's the perfect place to learn and immerse yourself in this healing art. First things first,...