Upper back pain : causes and treatment

Upper back pain

“Upper back pain is the pain originated in the upper region of back, i.e. thoracic region” . Pain between neck region and bottom of spine is called as back pain. Improper position, Trauma and sudden injuries causes upper back pain. Upper back pain is the most common complaint by who works at computers and office whole day.

Causes of upper back pain:-

1) Muscular strain
2) Intervertebral joint dysfunction.
3) Repetitive motions or overuse injuries.
4) Ligament problem
5) Improper positioning etc..

Treatment of upper back pain

  • Active and passive exercises
  • Physiotherapy to back region
  • Message with lubricants
  • Acupuncture
  • Joint manipulation
  • Hot and cold compress
  • Analgesics, such as aspirin etc…

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