Face and jaw pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle:

Myofascial syndrome of the masseter muscle

  • Lateral pterygoid muscle
  • Medial pterygoid muscle
  • Digastric muscle
  • Trapezius muscle
  • Sternocleidomastoid muscle
  • Platysma muscle
  • Zygomaticus major muscle
  • Orbicularis muscle of the eye
Post operative chronic pain