Upper Back Pain

 

Woman massaging pain back

Where most people carry their stress…

Upper back pain can occur as a result of trauma or sudden injury, or it can occur through strain or poor posture over time. In recent years, upper back pain has become a familiar complaint from people who work at computers most of the day. Straining and poor posture can result in pain if these actions are repeated often. Often, upper back pain occurs along with neck pain and/or shoulder pain.

The vast majority of cases of upper back pain are due to one of the following causes:

  • Joint dysfunction (subluxation) of the neck, upper back and shoulders
  • Muscular Irritation causing upper back pain and resulting in nerve dysfunction