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A 35-year-old female asked:

my friend threw my phone to me and instead of catching it - it hit me in the left ear and side of my face. i've had a headache a day late. ?

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Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 40 years experience
Trauma: Trauma to the left ear will also cause trauma to the left TM joint. Dr. Travell spelled out in her writings that TM joint issues frequently refer pain to the pterygoids and temporalis muscles resulting in HA pain. Recommendation 1: Unload the TM joint with orthotic. Recommendation 2: remember to duck next time.

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