Upper Back Pain & Injury

Upper back pain (or thoracic pain) is one of the most common injuries. Injuries can vary from simple to complex. The following links provide upper back pain and thoracic spine injury information plus guidance. 

For advice specific to your upper back pain, please consult your spinal health practitioner.

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Common Upper Back Pain & Injury Causes

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Bulging Disc
  • Cramps
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • DOMS - Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Strain
  • Neck Arm Pain
  • Neck Headache
  • Neck Sprain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Stress Fracture
  • Scheuermann's Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Side Strain (Abdominal)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylosis (Spine Arthritis)
  • Text Neck
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Whiplash
  • Wry Neck
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    FAQs about Upper Back Pain

  • Common Physiotherapy Treatment Techniques
  • What Causes Back Pain?
  • What is Pain?
  • Physiotherapy & Exercise
  • When Should Diagnostic Tests Be Performed?
  • Massage Styles and their Benefits
  • How Does Kinesiology Tape Reduce Swelling?
  • What Causes Post-Exercise Muscular Pain?
  • The Best Core Exercises
  • Chest Pain: Is it a Heart Attack or Your Spine?
  • Cluster Headaches? Free Online Test
  • Headache or Migraine... What to do?
  • Heat Packs. Why does heat feel so good?
  • How Does an Exercise Ball Help Back Pain?
  • How Much Treatment Will You Need?
  • Posture Trainer? Check out the BackTone 4000
  • What are the Benefits of a Standing Desk?
  • What are the Benefits of Good Posture?
  • What are the Common Adolescent Spinal Injuries?
  • What are the Common Massage Therapy Techniques?
  • What are the Early Warning Signs of an Injury?
  • What are the Healthiest Sleeping Postures?
  • What are the Signs of an Unsupportive Pillow?
  • What Can You Do To Help Arthritis?
  • What Causes Repeat Low Back Strains & Sprains?
  • What is a TENS Machine?
  • What is Chronic Pain?
  • What is Nerve Pain?
  • What is Sports Physiotherapy?
  • What is the Correct Posture Standing?
  • What is the Correct Way to Sit?
  • What to do when you suffer back pain?
  • What's the Benefit of Stretching Exercises?
  • When Can You Return to Sport?
  • Which are the Deep Core Stability Muscles?
  • Why are Your Deep Core Muscles Important?
  • Why does Back Pain Recur?
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    Common Upper Back Pain Treatments

  • Bed Rest
  • Early Injury Treatment
  • Avoid the HARM Factors
  • Soft Tissue Injury? What are the Healing Phases?
  • What to do after a Muscle Strain or Ligament Sprain?
  • Acupuncture and Dry Needling
  • Sub-Acute Soft Tissue Injury Treatment
  • Core Exercises
  • Scapular Stabilisation Exercises
  • Biomechanical Analysis
  • Proprioception & Balance Exercises
  • Medications?
  • Soft Tissue Massage
  • Brace or Support
  • Electrotherapy & Local Modalities
  • Heat Packs
  • Joint Mobilisation Techniques
  • Kinesiology Tape
  • Neurodynamics
  • Physiotherapy Instrument Mobilisation (PIM)
  • Prehabilitation
  • Scapulohumeral Rhythm Exercises
  • Strength Exercises
  • Stretching Exercises
  • Supportive Taping & Strapping
  • TENS Machine
  • Video Analysis
  • Yoga
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    Last updated 03-Mar-2017 02:23 PM

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