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OC Neck Pain Relief : A Comprehensive Guide by OC Elite Recovery

Updated: Feb 22

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Are your neck muscles playing a tune of tension that's not music to your ears? It's time to harmonize your muscles and alleviate that discomfort. Book an appointment with OC Elite Recovery in San Clemente, CA, and let our skilled massage therapists guide you towards neck pain relief.

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1. Understanding the 8 Trigger Points and Referral Patterns: OC Neck Pain Relief

Discover the intricate web of muscles causing neck pain and their referral patterns:

  1. Trapezius  Triggers pain and tension across the upper back and neck.

  2. Multifidi Causes discomfort along the spine.

  3. Levator Scapulae Leads to pain in the neck and shoulder blades.

  4. Splenius Cervicis  Triggers pain in the upper neck.

  5. Infraspinatus Causes discomfort in the shoulder blade area.

  6. Sternocleidomastoid Triggers pain and tension from the neck to the skull

  7. Digastric Causes discomfort under the jaw.

  8. Medial Pterygoid Can lead to pain in the jaw and temple region.

2. Types of Neck Injuries, Medical Conditions, and Nerve Impingements:

There are various neck-related issues that could be causing your neck pain. such as:

  • muscle strains

  • cervical herniated discs

  • cervical stenosis, and nerve impingements

3. Benefits of Trigger Point Massage and Fascial Stretching:

Experience the transformative benefits of our specialized massage therapy:

  • Decreased muscle tension: Release the knots and tightness in your neck muscles.

  • Improved flexibility: Regain natural movement and ease of motion.

  • Enhanced blood circulation: Promote healing and relaxation.

Addressing Your Specific Concerns:

  • Persistent Muscle Tightness: Whether from repetitive activities or prolonged desk work.

  • Referral Pain: Sometimes, neck pain isn't isolated to the neck; it may refer from other areas of the body, emphasizing the importance of skilled massage therapy

  • Preparation for Surgery or Post Surgery Recovery

Explore the Referral Pain Chart:

By applying pressure on the X marks for 10 to 20 seconds, you may feel referral pain in the blue areas, providing insights into the interconnected nature of pain in the body.

Understanding these trigger points and their referred pain patterns is essential for targeted treatment and effective relief. Book a session at OC Elite Recovery to address the root cause and experience lasting relief.


Understanding these trigger points and their referred pain patterns is crucial. A skilled massage therapist knowledgeable in referral pain is essential to identify and address the source of your discomfort, even if the pain seems unrelated to the feet.. Looking for trusted referrals outside of soft tissue work in the OC area click button below:

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Pain has a pattern. When you come in for your session there is no guessing what soft tissue is contributing to your pain we are well verse in the pain patterns of the body. Your nervous system is the command center for your body the nerve trunk that supplies a specific joint also supplies the muscles of the joint, as well as the tendons, skin and related muscles. This complex system regulates your body’s systems & guides almost everything you do and allows you to experience your environment. The nervous system holds the key to the body’s incredible potential to heal itself.

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Tiffany Sandoval

Hi I'm Tiffany Sandoval, OC's trusted Elite Pain Relief & Mobility Expert with over 13 years. My expertise is backed by certifications in Neuromuscular Therapy, FST-Neuromyofascial Tissue Practice, and Vodder Certified Manual Lymph Drainage, allowing me to offer specialized care tailored to your needs. Let's work together to unlock your body's potential, regain mobility, and pave the way for a pain-free, active lifestyle. Connect with her here or on LinkedIn.

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