Neck Problems May Contribute to Migraines/TMD in Teens.

Among a group of 314 teenagers with temporomandibular disorders (TMD), researchers observed that those with comorbid migraines were more likely to have abnormal cervical posture, trigger points in the trapezius muscles, and neck pain. The findings suggest that treatment to address cervical dysfunction may benefit adolescents with co-occurring migraines and TMD.

Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, June 2020