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eye problems
visual disturbances
check:
scm
orbicularis oculi
zygomaticus
levator labii
4
breast pain
check:
pectorlis major
1
bowel movements
check:
intrapelvic muscles
1
buckling knee
weak knee
trick knee
check:
vastus medialis
1
bladder problems
check:
lower abdomial
adductor magnus
2
bed wetting
check:
lower abdominal
1
arrhythmia
check:
pectoralis major
1
appendicitis pain
check:
mid abdominal
iliocostalis
2
anorexia
check:
upper abdominal
1
cough (dry chronic)
check:
scm
1
claw toe
hammertoe
check:
extensor muscles
flexor digitorum longus
flexor hallucis longus
3
diarrhea (chronic)
check:
mid abdominal
1
colic
check:
mid abdominal
1
costochodritis (inflamation of ribs)
check:
intercostals
1
breathing problems
check:
serratus anterior
diaphragm
intercostal
3
colitis
check:
mid abdominal
upper abdominal
2
carpal tunnel syndrome
check:
scalenes
brachialis
forearm muscles
-if severe symptons: all muscles of the neck, upper back, shoulder, arm & hand may be involved
3 main
angina
check:
iliocostalis
1
allergies
check:
zygomaticus
levator labii
digastric
lateral pterygoid
4
adhesive capsulitis
check:
rotator cuff muscles, which are: supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor & subscapularis
4
acid reflux
check:
upper abdominal
1
dizzy
balance problems
check:
scm
tibialis anterior (tripping/stubbing toe)
2
whiplash
check:
scm
scalenes
maybe involved: traps, levator, pec major, pec minor, jaw muscles, deep cervical,muscles of anterior spine, spinal muscles, posteior neck & upper back mucles
2 main
dupuytren's contracture
check:
palmaris longus
1
ear problems
check:
scm
masseter (itch deep inside, pain, stuffiness)
peterygoild (stuffiness)
3
esophagitis
check:
upper abdominal
1
endometriosis
check:
mid abdominal
upper abdominal
2
Herberden's Nodes
Bouchard Nodes
check:
interosseous muscles (hand)
1
heart burn
check:
pectoralis major
upper abdominal
2
heart disease/attack
check:
pectorlis major
upper abdomial
sternalis (if present)
serratus anterior
4
gout (ankle,big toe)
check:
tibialis anterior
extensor hallucis longus
extensor digitorum longus
flexor hallucis longus
flexor digitorum longus
peroneus muscles
6
gallbladder trouble
check:
diaphragm
intercostal muscles
upper abdomial
3
hearing loss
check:
scm
jaw muscles
2
growing pains
check:
hip/leg:vastus lateralis & adductor muscles
foot/ankle:tibialis anterior
3

frozen shoulder

check:


rotator cuff muscles


pectoralis major


+ triceps, lats, QL, & hips

5

fainting
check:
scm
soleus
2
golfer's elbow
check:
triceps (#5 trigger pt - inferior medial area
1
Head and Neck Pain
Headache - Crown
check:
sternocleidomastoid
splenius capitis
2
Head and Neck Pain
Headache - Frontal
check:
sternocleidomastoid
semispinalis capitis
zygomaticus
levator labii
frontalis
5
Head and Neck Pain
Headache - Temple
check:
trapezius
sternocleidomastoid
temporalis
splenius cervicis
suboccipitals
semispinalis capitis
6
Head and Neck Pain
Head - back of
check:
trapezius
sternocleidomastoid
semispinalis capitis
splenius cervicis
suboccipitals
digastric
temporalis
7
Head and Neck Pain
Eye Pain
check:
sternocleidomastoid
temporalis
splenius cervicis
masseter
suboccipitals
occipitals
orbicularis oculi
trapezius
6
Head and Neck Pain
Sinus Pain
check:
sternocleidomastoid
masseter
lateral pterygoid
orbicularis oculi
zygomaticus
levator labii
6
Head and Neck Pain
Ear and Jaw Pain
check:
lateral pterygoid
medial pterygoid
masseter
sternocleidomastoid
trapezius
5
Head and Neck Pain
Tongue Pain
check:
sternocleidomastoid
medial pterygoid
mylohyoid
3
Head and Neck Pain
Toothache
check:
temporalis
masseter
digastric
buccinator
4
Head and Neck Pain
Throat Pain
check:
sternocleidomastoid
medial pterygoid
digastric
longus colli
buccinator
platysma
6
Head and Neck Pain
Neck - side of
check:
medial pterygoid
sternocleidomastoid
levator scapulae
digastric
4
Head and Neck Pain
Neck - back of
check:
trapezius
multifidi
rotatores
levator scapulae
splenius cervicis
infraspinatus
6
Shoulder, Upper Back, and Upper Arm Pain
Shoulder - Front of
check:
infraspinatus
anterior deltoid
scalenes
supraspinatus
pectoralis major
pectoralis minor
biceps
latissimus dorsi
coracobrachialis
9
Shoulder, Upper Back, and Upper Arm Pain
Shoulder - Back of
check:
scalenes
levator scapulae
posterior deltoid
supraspinatus
teres major
teres minor
subscapularis
serratus posterior superior
latissimus dorsi
triceps
trapezius
superficial spinal muscles
12
Shoulder, Upper Back, and Upper Arm Pain
Shoulder - Side of
check:
infraspinatus
scalenes
lateral deltoid
supraspinatus
4
Shoulder, Upper Back, and Upper Arm Pain - front of
check:
infraspinatus
biceps
brachialis
triceps
supraspinatus
anterior deltoid
subclavius
8
Shoulder, Upper Back, and Upper Arm Pain
Arm - Back of
check:
scalenes
triceps
posterior deltoid
subscapularis
supraspinatus
teres major
teres minor
latissimus dorsi
serratus posterior superior
coracobrachialis
10
Shoulder, Upper Back, and Upper Arm Pain
Back - Upper portion
check:
scalenes
levator scapule
supraspinatus
trapezius
rhomboids
latissimus dorsi
deep spinal muscles
superficial spinal muscles
serratus posterior superior
infraspinatus
serratus anterior
11
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand PainElbow - Outer
check:
extensors:carpi radialis longus, carpi radialis brevis, carpi ulnaris, digitorum, indicis & the anconeus

triceps
brachioradialis
supinator
supraspinatus
anconeus
6
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand PainElbow - Inner
check:
triceps
flexor carpi ulnaris
pectoralis major
pectoralis minor
serratus anterior
serratus posterior superior
6
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand PainForearm - Outer
check:
triceps
scalenes
extensors:carpi radialis longus, carpi radialis brevis, carpi ulnaris, digitorum, indicis & the anconeus

brachioradialis
brachialis
flexors:carpi radialis, carpi ulnaris, palmaris longus, digitorum, pronator teres/quadratus, pollicis longus

infraspinatus
teres major
coracobrachialis
supraspinatus
10
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand PainForearm - Inner
check:
palmaris longus
serratus anterior
triceps
latissimus dorsi
pectoralis major
pectoralis minor
serratus posterior superior
8
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand Pain Wrist (Outer) & Hand
check:
subscapularis
extensors:carpi radialis longus, carpi radialis brevis, carpi ulnaris, digitorum, indicis & the anconeus

scalenes
serratus posterior superior
first dorsal interosseous
latissimus dorsi
coracobrachialis
7
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand Pain Wrist (Inner) & Palm
check:
opponens pollicis
flexors:carpi radialis, carpi ulnaris, palmaris longus, digitorum, pronator teres/quadratus, pollicis longus

palmaris longus
pronators
pectoralis major
pectoralis minor
latissimus dorsi
serratus anterior
8
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand Pain Thumb & Web
check:
brachialis
scalenes
supinator
infraspinatus
extensor carpi radialis longus

brachioradialis
opponens pollicis
adductor pollicis
first dorsal interosseous
flexor pollicis longus
10
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand Pain Finger - Inner
check:
flexor digitorum
interosseous
triceps
latissimus dorsi
serratus anterior
5
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand Pain Finger - Outer
check:
extensor digitorum
scalenes
triceps
interosseous
pectoralis minor
latissimus dorsi
6
Elbow, Forearm, and Hand Pain Hand & Finger Numbness
check:
scalenes
serratus posterior superior
teres minor
pectoralis minor
triceps
coracobrachialis
brachialis
supinator
extensor carpi radialis brevis

flexor carpi ulnaris
flexor digitorum
pronator teres
12
Rhomboid Pain
check:
scalenes
levator scapula
rhomboids
serratus poterior superior
middle trapezius
infraspinatus
latissimus dorsi
serratus anterior
spinal muscles (illiocostalis)
hamstrings
10
plantar fascitis
check:
soleus
tibialis posterior
quadratus plantae
gastrocnemius
4
prostate
check:
intrapelvic muscles
adductors
2
reading visual difficulties
check:
orbicularis oculi
1
pleurisy
check:
illiocostalis muscles
1
migraine headache
check:
always check - suboccipital muscles
1
nausea
check:
scm
upper abdominal muscles (& projectile vomiting)
2
dropping things
check:
scalenes
1
phantom pain
check:
scalenes (arm/hand)
quadriceps (knee)
2
restless leg syndrome
check:
quadriceps
1
buckling hip
check:
quadriceps
1
knee pain
"locked" & "trick"
check:
quadriceps
esp TP just above and lateral of knee cap
1
sinus pain/problems
check:
scm
masseter
pterygoid
zygomaticus
levator labbii muscles
sternalis (present in 5% of population)
6
costocholdritis
inflamation of the ribs
check:
diaphragm
intercostal muscles
2
menstrual pain
check:
lower abdominals
intrapelvic muscles
2
heel spurs
check:
soleus
quadratus plantae
2
inguinal hernia
check:
lower abdominal
adductors (superior inner thigh section)
2
impotence
check:
intrapelvic
piriformis
2
indigestion
check:
upper abdominal
1
painful intercourse
check:
intrapelvic
adductors (superior area)
adductor magnus (especially)
2
irritable bowel syndrome
check:
mid abdominal
lower abdominal
2
sprained ankle
check:
peroneus muscles
1
stiff neck
check:
scm
trapezius
levator scapulae
3
stitch in the side
check:
serratus anterior
diaphragm
intercostal
3
swallowing/tongue pain
check:
scm
1
swollen glands
check:
scm
digastric
mylohyoid
3
thoracic outlet syndrome
check:
scm
1
tmj
check:
lateral pterygoid
scm
masseter
temoralis
trapezius
5
toothache
check:
scm
masseter
temporalis
3
trigeminal neuralgia
check:
scm
1
turf toe
check:
tibialis anterior
extensor hallucis longus
2
peptic ulcers
check:
upper abdominal
1
writer's cramp
check:
2nd dorsal interosseous muscle between the metacarpals of the idex & middle finger
1
tinnitus
check:
scm
masster
lateral pterygoid
3
Chest, Abdominal, and Genital Pain

Chest
check:
pectoralis major
pectoralis minor
scalenes
sternocleidomastoid
sternalis
intercostals
superficial spinal muscles
subclavius
rectus abdominis
diaphragm
10
Chest, Abdominal, and Genital Pain

Side
serratus anterior
abdominal obliques
intercostals
latissimus dorsi
diaphragm
5
Chest, Abdominal, and Genital Pain

Abdominal
rectus abdominis
abdominal obliques
superficial spinal muscles
deep spinal muscles
quadratus lumborum
5
Chest, Abdominal, and Genital Pain

Genital (both genders)
rectus abdominis
abdominal obliques
intrapelvic muscles
palmaris longus
adductor magnus
psoas
piriformis
bulbospongiosus
8
Mid Back, Low Back and Buttock Pain

Back - Mid
check:
superficial spinal muscles
deep spinal muscles
serratus anterior
serratus posterior inferior
rectus abdominis
intercostals
latissimus dorsi
infraspinatus
8
Mid Back, Low Back and Buttock Pain

Back - Low
check:
gluteus medius
psoas
deep spinal muscles
superficial spinal muscles
quadratus lumborum
gluteus maximus
rectus abdominis
soleus
8
Mid Back, Low Back and Buttock Pain

Buttock
check:
gluteus minimus
gluteus medius
gluteus maximus
quadratus lumborum
superficial spinal muscles
semitendinosus
semimembranosus
piriformis
soleus
9
Mid Back, Low Back and Buttock Pain

Hip
check:
vastus lateralis
gluteus minimus
piriformis
quadratus lumborum
tensor fasciae latae
gluteus maximus
6
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain
Groin
pectineus
adductor longus
adductor magnus
rectus abdominis
abdominal obliques
psoas
intrapelvis muscles
7
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain
Thigh (Outer) & Hip
gluteus minimus
vastus lateralis
piriformis
quadratus lumborum
tensor fasciae latae
gluteus maximus
6
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain
Thigh - Inner
pectineus
vastus medialis
gracilis
adductor magnus
4
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain
Thigh - Front
adductor longus
psoas
adductor magnus
vastus intermedius
pectineus
sartorius
quadratus lumborum
rectus abdominis
8
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain

Thigh - Back
gluteus minimus
semitendinosus
semimembranosus
biceps femoris
piriformis
intrapelvic
6
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain
Thigh - Numbness
sartorius
psoas
gluteus minimus
3
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain
Knee - Inner
vastus medialis
gracilis
rectus femoris
sartorius
adductor longus
5
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain
Knee - Outer
vastus lateralis
1
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain
Knee - Front
rectus femoris
vastus medialis
adductor longus
3
Hip, Thigh, and Knee Pain
Knee - Back
gastrocnemius
biceps femoris
popliteus
semitendinosus
semimembranosus
soleus
plantaris
7
Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Pain
Leg - Front
tibalis anterior
adductor longus
2
Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Pain
Leg - Back
soleus
gluteus minimus
gastrocnemius
semitendinosus
semimembranosus
flexor digitorum longus
tibialis posterior
plantaris
8
Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Pain
Leg - side
gastrocnemius
gluteus minimus
peroneus longus
peroneus brevis
vastus lateralis
5
Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Pain
Leg & Foot Numbness
gluteus minimus
piriformis
interosseous
soleus
peroneus longus
extensor digitorum longus
abductor hallucis
adductor hallucis
flexor hallucis longus
9
Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Pain
Ankle - Front
tibalis anterior
peroneus tertius
extensor digitorum longus
3
Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Pain
Ankle - Back
soleus
tibialis posterior
2
Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Pain
Ankle - Outer
peroneus longus
peroneus brevis
peroneus tertius
abductor digiti minimi
4
Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Pain

Ankle - Inner
abductor hallucis
soleus
gastrocnemius
flexor digitorum longus
4