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Upper Back and Neck Cervical Pain Relief Treatment

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Upper Back Neck Pain Causes and Treatment Solutions


Upper back and neck pain relief


Upper back pain can be just as big of a problem as neck pain or lower back pain though it is less common.  Strain or injury is the most likely cause for the pain in our upper back, and it can cause substantial discomfort, so it must be treated with care.  In order to treat the pain, you will need to identify the exact cause of the problem.

Common Causes:

  • Muscular irritation and joint malfunction

    • In upper back pain these are common reasons
    • Getting a massage from a massage therapist, acupuncture from some trained in acupuncture techniques, and physical therapy from a licensed physical therapist are all good ways to go about relieving your upper back pain.
  • Degenerative disc diseases or ruptured disc
    • You need to seek proper medical treatment if the cause if you have a degenerative disc disease or a ruptured disc.
  • Lack of muscle strength or lack of activity
    • A very common cause of upper back pain.
    • Can also be treated with chiropractic care, massage, acupuncture, physical therapy and various types of stretching exercises.
    • In the upper back to prevent pain regular strengthening exercises are vital
    • Loosening the back by exercises aimed at strengthening the muscles can be treatment
    • Between the ribs and the upper back in the joints any injury or strain can result in severe pain.
  • Osteoporosis
    • A disease which causing your bones to be fragile and weak.
    • It is important to get proper medical treatment if you are suffering from Osteoporosis.
  • Heart disease
    • People with this type of back pain need to visit a specialist to avoid any complications.
  • Bad Posture
    • Studies have shown that sitting in one position for long periods of time, such as when you are working at your desk, are more likely to have upper back pain.
    • Poor posture can lead to weak muscles and can strain your joints and ligaments, which can cause upper back pain.
    • Having correct posture is a must for avoiding the pain in the upper back.
    • There are several ways you can treat your upper back pain yourself when it is due to poor posture, such as massaging the area that is hurting yourself or having someone else massage it, especially if the pain is in the trapezius. The trapezius is the triangle shaped muscles located in the upper back and the shoulder blades.
    • Poor posture kills the common, weight-supporting S-curve in your back, and that debilitates your back. Keeping so as to utilize right posture your stomach in,your mid-section out, and your backside tucked under will offer you some assistance with regaining the regular S-curve in your back.
    • One ease way to feel better is to improve your posture. If you can working on sitting up straight instead of slouching, you can begin to see benefits.
    • Exercise can also help you improve your posture.

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