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Anatomy of the upper back.

The upper back is the region below the cervical spine (neck) and above the lower back, or lumbar spine. The upper back is also known as the thoracic spine, and it is the most stable part of the spinal column because of its attachments to the rib cage.  

Upper back pain is usually caused by soft tissue injuries, such as sprains, strains, and muscle tension.

Common behaviours and activities that can cause upper back pain include:

Three degrees of upper back pain.

The pain may be constant, and may also occur when you are absolutely still and doing nothing at all.

A proper diagnosis

For a first-class diagnosis consult an experienced back-pain specialist, and get up-to-date information on the latest upper back pain treatment protocols.

 Contact Matthew at the Chronic Pain Clinic for more information, and book your appointment for help to eliminate your pain.

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