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Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain
See below: If the strani involver the upper back, the nerves from that area affect the chest. Pain in the muscles of the upper back can radiate around the front of the chest. If the pain in your chest seems to be independent of the back problem, then you need to see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
When i get up from the sitting or crouching position i get the following symptoms: liteheaded, neck& back strain, chest pain, headache b/p 82/6l?
Can 2 chronic issues be connected from separate injuries a yr ago: groin strain(b-ball) & upper back, shoulders & chest from lifting (military press/external shoulder cable rotation)? Nerve related?!
I occassionally feel like I have a ball stuck that tightens my throat and comes with a strain on my right upper chest or sometimes right upper back.
Silent Reflex: Those are the symptoms of silent reflex: excessive throat clearing persistent cough hoarseness a "lump" in the throat that doesn't go away with repeated swallowing other symptoms include: a sensation of postnasal drip or excess throat mucus trouble swallowing trouble breathing sore throat if that what you have, call your doctor he will help you. ...Read more
Neck/upper back pain when moving chin to chest(but possible. Is this always dangerous or no different than muscle strain mistaken for serious disease?
It could be a source: Especially. If you feel symptoms after getting out of bed ; otherwise feel better during the rest of your day. A matress eventually will need to be replaced dependent on the quality ; how religious you are about rotating it as well as how heavy you are. Most will function well on average of 7-10 years. How you sleep in terms of position and length of sleep may also play a role. ...Read more
Will a lower back strain crack and pop as it heals? It cracks when i straighten my back? Is this ok?
Cracking is ok: But it is not a sign of healing. Just don't over do it and injure your back muscles. ...Read more
I was prescribed Methocarbamol and Hydrocodon yesterday for a back strain. Can the two be taken together?
Yes they can: Muscle relaxants are helpful,in relaxing strained muscles. Hydrocodone is an opioid that blocks pain perception. These are commonly taken together in your type of pain. Watch for drowsiness with this mix and do not drive or use dangerous machinery or alcohol while taking these ...Read more
I've had many tests down. Burning left upper back..no one knows what happening, going another test thoracic spinal stenosis. . What could it be?
Hard to say: Certainly hard to say without benefit of your records. A thoracic radiculopathy can cause upper back burning, as can a peri scapular problem such as a sub scapular bursitis, or something deeper inside such as a lung , stomach, or pancreas problem for the left side. A real detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more
Please suggest some upper back strengthening excercises in order to relieve pain occuring intermittently; have mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine.?
Consult PT first: A consultation with a physical therapist is the best way to learn exercises. After evaluation, the pt and you plan a program. Besides handouts, the pt will watch you perform exercises to be sure you do them correctly. "treat your own back" by robin mackenzie is a very good resource, however, go to a certified mackenzie physical therapist and clinic before starting to be safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4-6 weeks: Depends of the severity.Get a more detailed answer ›
Back: Stretching exercises might help.Get a more detailed answer ›
6 weeks: Most soft tissue injuries (muscles, ligaments, etc.) can take up to 6 weeks to heal. ...Read more
Either may work: Often alternate. Just don't burn yourself with the heat. ...Read more
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