Muscle Groups

Information on muscle Groups

Levator Scapulae

Levator Scapulae which after trapezius is probably the most common site of pain and tightness in the neck and shoulders. This muscle starts on the transverse processes at the top of the neck and ends at the inside border of the shoulder blade and helps us move in different ways.  If our head is fixed, …

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The scaleni muscle is broken down into three parts (anterior, middle and posterior) with one end attached to the bones in the back of the neck and the other one either on the first or second (and sometimes third) rib. Its main function is to tilt the head to the side (ear to shoulder) and helps in moving the head back and forth.

Temporalis and Masseter

Do you clench your jaws or grind their teeth? Ringing in the ear? Headaches through the side of the head, and/or above the eyes? Find out which muscles massage therapists would work on to ease your discomfort.