Doctor insights on:
How Can I Relieve Upper Back Pain Without Prescription Medications
See a specialist: Yes homeopathics may work, or it may be that more traditional medicine such as a steroid injection is called for. I have patients who undergo a steroid injection then fell more able to actively participate in physical therapy, so the combination did the trick. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain (Definition)
Discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. Although upper back pain is not as common as lower back pain, the causes are often the same and include muscle strain or irritation (most common), injury to the spine leading to slipped disc or degeneration, or the pinching of a nerve in the back. ...Read more
Usually muscular: If only of short duration & only occuring with certain positions or movement, it sounds muscular & should resolve with time. You can try over the counter medication and heat to the area like a heating pad. If it persists or worsens or if you develop any other symptoms, see your doctor. Occasionally it can be from other regions like a stomach ulcer or from an actual tumor or spine infection. ...Read more
I have upper back pain after dropping barbell during barbell squats? What are some ways to relieve the pain?
No..but: It sound as if you are describing musle spam. This may be resulting from a lower back muscle strain. I would recommend that you perform stretching exercise along with strengthening exercises. Would recommend that you participate in a yoga class or pilates. If pain persist see your pcp for an evaluation. ...Read more
Pain to touch?: This is usually the sign of a bruise, spasm, or tendinitis. Pain to the touch is not likely nerve related. If the pain is between the spine and your shoulder blade, i would consider levator syndrome (muscle irritation) likely due to posture especially computer work. Rest, ice, nsaid's, and salonpas hot patches (capsacian patches) are good. Change your posture, monitor at eye level. ...Read more
I have upper back pain between the shoulder blades. Seems to be more on the right. What should I do to relieve the pain?
Start some pain meds: Lie aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen (if no allergies or side effects with their use). Using a heat pad would be helpful. Some like to use ice rather heat; even alternating ice with heat is helpful. If no improvements then certainly see your pcp to be evaluated ; investigated. Good luck. ...Read more
this is sindhu suffering from upper back pain near shoulders. If i wear brasier i get more pain. How to get relieved from this pain?
Voltaren (diclofenac): without knowing what other medication you are taking - the question cannot be answered. ...Read more
I have had upper back pain for one year . My dr prescribed flexiril and tramadol.. I read where there is a drug interaction between the two?
22yr old girl with a constant sharp upper right pain followed by upper back pain, no loss of appetite, no health problems, no drugs or alcohol?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Is strongly prefers one parent a synptom of normal 03 mo?
- Hospitalized since birth genetic testing
- Prostate cancer hospitalized since birth
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Huntington s disease facts
- Calories in 1 donut
- Pregnancy due date by ovulation
- Elimination of toxins
- Talk to a urgent care specialist online for free