We palpate to identify where our patients hurt and why. We remember with the help of mnemonics. Here's our memory aid for muscles of the head. Find a dog and challenge yourself to locate all nine!
Never leave massively tempting bowls of candy in front of orbiting zigzag platypi.
Never leave = Nasolabial levator m
Massively = Masseter m
Tempting = Temporalis m
Bowls = Buccinator m
Candy = Caninus m
Front = Frontalis m
Orbiting = Orbicularis oris and ocular mm
Zigzag = Zygomatic m
Platypi = Platysma m