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Doctor insights on: Feel Pain In My Back Between Shoulder Blades

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Back pain on left side shoulder right side of blade?

Back pain on left side shoulder right side of  blade?

Likely muscle pain: Myofascial pain is the most common pain in the upper back area. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of back pain between the shoulder blades?

Would like to have explanation of back pain between the shoulder blades?

Muscular dysfunction: Most pain between the shoulder blades are do to poor muscular function resulting in dysfunction and poor endurance. This results in myofascial pain and local compression of small nerves running through the layers of muscular tissue and fascia. Physical therapy is very good for improving these issues but they need to specialize in myofasical release techniques. Check with your pcp. ...Read more

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What are some recommended exercises to help with back pain between the shoulder blades?

Neck exercises: Most commonly pain between shoulder blades is as a result of cervical degeneration and loss of normal alignment. So exercise needs to include building up neck muscles and squeezing shoulder blades squeezing together and holding together for three seconds. ...Read more

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What could cause severe back pain between shoulder blades?

What could cause severe 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

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I have back pain near my shoulder blade and don't know what to do?

I have back pain near my shoulder blade and don't know what to do?

Nerve irritation: You may have neck nerve root irritation. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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Last 3 year having back pain upper right side under shoulder blade.?

Thoracic back pain: How did it start? What is the pain like? What makes it worse, better? Any shortness of breath, abdominal pain, chest pain. Any tingling or numbness ? Any shouldet pain?Answers to these questions can help narrow down the cause. ...Read more

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I have back pain in upper spine center on shoulder blades, what to do?

I have back pain in upper spine center on shoulder blades, what to do?

Could be a number : Of things and only a physical exam and imaging could say for sure. However, this is a common place to have rhomboid spasms. See http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/359550-stretches-for-rhomboids/ perform these stretches to see if they help. See a doc if no improvement. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What to do if I have back pain in upper spine center on shoulder blades?

Local PM;R doc: Seek out a local pm;r doctor. Without more detail it's impossible to tell for sure, but this is likely not a surgical issue. Pain at the level of the scapula could be muscle pain in the rhomboids or thoracic paraspinal muscles. Interspinous ligament sprain. Fixated thoracic facet joints (a chiropractic issue). Numerous other possibilities too. Trigger point injections may help. Pt maybe. ...Read more

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I suffer from really bad back pain. The pain is mostly in my shoulder blades. What to do?

See below: Upper back pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. It is common for back pain to refer to the shoulder blades. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more