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... trigger point massage has worked wonders for me, its the only thing thats given me a prayer of a pain free hour here and there. ... (4 replies)
... xcellent TMD specialist has corrected my bite and the jaw joints are in the correct place and functioning properly. However, over time my muscles have developed trigger points and are in constant hypertension. My left SCM has hypertrophied noticeably. ... (0 replies)
... d to it and made it so bad. Felt the side of my neck again and said she feels nothing out of the ordinary just tightness but to me the side of my neck where the SCM muscle is looks puffy and that is where the pain in my neck is. ... (7 replies)

... After my TMJ doctor discovered that I had muscle issues and did the trigger point injections ....I went to the PT and told her about it. She didn't work on my muscles like the doc thought she should. ... (16 replies)
... I told her about the SCM syndrome post and ask about therapists or other providers unable to find the trigger points. She showed me the charts and how the pain is referred. ... (16 replies)
... Wow its unreal I just read this. In August my massage therapist learned myofacial and trigger point therapy. At the time my biggest complaint and disabling part of TMJ was ear and dizziness. I was miserable. ... (16 replies)
... In the last day or two, I've only just noticed how sensitive my right SCM is, and interestingly, there appear to be a number of trigger points down the length that appear to correspond with the approximate position of where I feel the pain in my throat. ... (19 replies)
... I did have trigger point injections and botox in the SCM. ... (11 replies)
... nto the joint, muscular constriction of the SCM's.....and lack of sleeping. That is a pretty lethal combination of junk that would make anyone have dizzy spells. Trigger point within the SCM muscles are a huge culprit of dizziness. ... (32 replies)
... As far as the SCM muscle. I can almost guarantee that yours is being affected by all this. Especially from your long standing muscular issues. I've had tmd for 20rys... ... (4 replies)
A message of hope
Sep 20, 2010
... n, and where it is primarily. MIne is in the scalenes, SCM's, and traps mostly....and some in my face. IT makes it really hard to do PT exercises without getting trigger point work done first, or massage. ... (29 replies)
... Don't stress too much about it....IMO, what you are experiencing may be temporal tendonitis....which basically means that you have spasms and trigger points within your temporal muscles, and maybe the masseter, and SCM muscles as well. Have you been under a lot of stress? ... (3 replies)
... The muscles are often involved, especially the trapezius and SCM muscles. I hope your dentists checks these out when he checks you. ... (9 replies)
... done. The trigger point injections helped my headaches. ... (23 replies)
... I just had trigger point injections done. The trigger point injections helped my headaches and some myofacial pain. ... (2 replies)
Coping Methods
Jun 15, 2004
... ind this can hurt pretty bad, but it does help to loosen it up. There are two books I have bought, one is called "Taking Control of TMJ" and one is the "Trigger Point Therapy Workbook"...both have good ideas for muscle work that you can even do yourself and changing other habits to assist you. ... (3 replies)
... do trigger point massage therapy on muscles in my face and the SCM muscle which is connected and plays a BIG role in TMJ pain and problems. ... (11 replies)
... What seems to have helped the most is massage and trigger point work. ... (3 replies)
... I think I posted about my therapist before, but just incase, I see Laura Sadler, CMT what she does with me is myofacial trigger point therapy on the head, neck and jaw muscles and works a lot on the SCM muscle which really works wonders for pain in the jaw and ears. ... (4 replies)
... Just wanted to check in with all the girls!! TC... I think the muscle your chiro referred to was the sternocleidomastoid muscles (or scm for short). According to Travell - trigger points in these can cause major symptoms in the head and face. Even dizziness - and ear symptoms are discussed - and major tension headache. Anyway.. if you do a search using the name of the... (27 replies)




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