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Chisholm, MN
A 51-year-old female asked:

Have upper mid back pain and feel like a giant hand is squeezing me around rib cage sometimes gasp for breath saw chiro & massage ther lots w/no help?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Stop seeing chiro: There are many things that could be causing your symptoms. If it is not a sore muscle then chiro (massage ) is unlikely to help. Heart pain, gallbladder pain, etc can give you similar symptoms and a chiro rubbing your back wont help u. See you md for a work up. If nothing serious is found you can go back to the chiro -- though if it hasnt hellped?

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Last updated Aug 10, 2015

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