Sedalia, MO
A 39-year-old female asked:

What causes likeclock work up back pain under rt shoulder blade? been hurting for mths. ct of chest k. mri of tspine ok. big breast.better w/rest

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Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 26 years experience
Mid back pain: Can indeed be coming directly via a nerve from a degenerated level at the thoracic spine, however, most patients have 'peri-scapular' pain, or pain around and under the shoulderblade from cervical degeneration and facet problems in the neck. Sometimes even due to referred pain from nerve impingement in the neck. Find a good orthopaedic spine surgeon to evaluate you and find the cause. Good luck.
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