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UPPER BACK Pain Treatment

More About Upper Back Pain Treatment

Neck pain is a very common pain problem in young adults as well as elderly persons. Neck supports head (weighing 6-8 kg) as well as provides movement of head in different planes. Neck Pain can be recovered by Dr. Sanjeev, who is amongst the Pain Management Specialists in Jaipur.

Causes of upper back pain:

1. Muscle strain: Overuse, poor posture, lifting heavy objects, or sudden movements can strain the muscles in the upper back, leading to pain and discomfort.

2. Poor posture: Prolonged periods of sitting or standing with incorrect posture can strain the muscles and ligaments in the upper back, causing pain and stiffness.

3. Injury or trauma: Falls, accidents, or direct blows to the upper back can cause pain and sometimes result in conditions like fractures or sprains.

4. Degenerative conditions: Conditions like osteoarthritis can affect the joints in the upper back, causing pain, stiffness, and limited mobility.

5. Herniated or bulging discs: When the gel-like material inside the spinal discs protrudes or bulges out, it can compress nearby nerves, leading to upper back pain.

6. Pinched nerves:Pinched nerves: Nerves in the upper back can become compressed or irritated, causing pain that may radiate to other areas like the arms or chest.

Symptoms of upper back pain:
  • Pain or discomfort: Persistent or intermittent pain in the upper back region is the primary symptom.
  • Stiffness: Feeling tightness or reduced mobility in the upper back, making it difficult to move freely.
  • Muscle spasms: Involuntary contractions or tightness in the muscles of the upper back, leading to discomfort.
  • Tenderness to touch: The affected area may be sensitive to pressure or touch.
  • Radiating pain: Pain that extends from the upper back to the neck, shoulders, arms, or chest.
  • Limited range of motion: Difficulty in moving the neck or upper back through their full range of motion.
  1. Muscle Strain: Overuse, poor posture, or sudden movements can lead to muscle strain in the upper back.

  2. Poor Posture: Prolonged slouching, sitting in front of a computer for extended periods, or carrying heavy backpacks can strain the muscles and ligaments in the upper back.

  3. Injury or Trauma: A fall, accident, or sports injury can cause upper back pain.

  4. Degenerative Disc Disease: Wear and tear of the spinal discs over time can lead to pain in the upper back.

  5. Osteoarthritis: Arthritis in the spine can cause pain and stiffness in the upper back.