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Back Pain Between Shoulder Blades
Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, and possibly a steroid injection. Make an appointment with an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon to be evaluated and discuss treatment options. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more
Too late: Since you have been waiting a while for this answer (sorry), I am sure it is too late to go to the er. Back pain between the shoulder blades is one of the most common "pains" that i see in my practice and can be caused from many daily living activities from computer use to large breasts. Have a chest x-ray to be safe especially if you are a smoker. ...Read more
Middle back pain between shoulder blades that makes it difficult to stand up with crushing chest pain that doesn't go away when I lay down or stand up?
Emergency Room: This type of complaint is better addressed at an emergency room . Please call 911 to transfer you to the hospital immediately. ...Read more
Get checked: Lots of things could be going on but when between the shoulder blades i consider cervical problems like a herniated disc. ...Read more
Having upper back pain between shoulder blades no other symptoms 31 year old female burning feeling?
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Emphysema can change the accessory respiratory musculature which can lead to musculo-skeletal pain throughout the thoracic area. In between the shoulder blades specifically, rhomboids can spasm when someone holds their shoulders back and tries to breath in the classic emphysema posture.Stretching, gentle massage and light strength training all can aid in avoiding this pain. I hope this helps! ...Read more
Neck and back pain: The neck and back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... It sounds like you have neck pain radiating to upper back area. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had sharp shooting chest pains both side accompanied by upper back pain between shoulder blades. Sometimes worse by breathing why is this?
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