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A 39-year-old male asked:

Tingling in back between my shoulder blades and my spine. it does not feel like needles, it's in the same spot.

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Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Trigger points: Pain in the midline of the back or around the shoulder blades is usually muscular. Trigger points, fairly specific areas that when pressed reproduce or trigger the pain, are common and muscular. Levator scapula syndrome is a variant near the top of the shoulder blade. Good posture, avoid looking down at computer screens. Try ice/heat, nsaid's, and salonpas hot patches.
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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
The site of pain is a common site for referred pain from the neck. Make sure that the neck is examined for possible issues.
Apr 9, 2013
Last updated Jun 26, 2013


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