Mid Back Pain


Mid-Back pain can result from muscle and tendon strain and sprain; muscle tension, brought on by emotional stress; poor posture, brought on by weak or unexercised muscles; muscle spasms caused by over-exertion or over-use. Pain can result from disease of the spine such as the various types of arthritis and tuberculosis. Mid back pain can come from many causes. If there is no reported direct trauma or injury to the mid back, this type of symptom is usually caused by a spinal condition above or below the area in question. For example, if someone receives a blunt force to the mid back region, the cause would be obvious.

“I have noticed over the past 5-6 years more and more people are having upper middle back pains usually just below the tops of the shoulders and right or left of the spine. Some patients come in with symptoms of not being able to turn their head or having numbness down their arms. Most of the time, they do not know what caused their pain. They just know that when the twist their back or move in certain directions the region between their shoulders blades are very painful. When this symptom occurs, it can sometimes be very painful. I have also noticed,

Upon examination, it is very common to find a lower back misalignment or in some cases, a lower neck misalignment that has helped cause the mid back pain. In the majority of cases, patients will complain about neck or lower back pain specifically. However, mid back pain is a reality for some patients and that situation can be addressed using chiropractic treatment.

Doctors of chiropractic are specialists in the treatment of mid back pain as well as other spinal conditions. Chiropractors correct the cause of your pain with safe and gentle, non-invasive natural treatments.