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Is Naproxen Good For Upper Back Pain
Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain (Definition)
Upper back pain is discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. While upper back pain is not as common as low 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
Started using treadmill & everything was good till i got mild chest pain & pressure on left upper side & today i woke w/left upper back pain?
Angina pectoris?: Or pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Take care. ...Read more
Started treadmill & everything was good till i got mild chest pain & pressure on left upper side days after & today i woke w/left upper back pain?
Cp: Despite your young age every time we hear exertional chest pain we think angina, however exertional CP can be encountered for many other reasons sometimes. My recommendation would be to tell your doctor right away . If you just started and exercise program your muscles can be sore and they can cause pain. At any rate please speak to your doctor. ...Read more
I have chest pain and upper back pain who wake up me every night, the pain is constant and last a long time. I had many heart tests done and they are all good. Can it be related to my heart?
McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Use of heat, rubs, electrical devices and ultrasound is not a long-term answer. No pain no gain to a point. ...Read more
I have had upper back pain in one spot under right shoulder for 2 years plus, MRI spine ok, cervical spine is.not good and gallbladder, is this reason?
Referred pain: This is a common area of referred pain from cervical spone ...Read more
Why do I have hands, lower arms, & upper back pain? Gone & back 3x /6 mos. Began in left pinky. Blood test good(-d). Eeg great. No xrays yet. Help:-(
Spine vs Extremities: There is the possibility this arm pain could be coming from the neck, however the other options include peripheral nerve entrapments, carpal tunnel and ulnar tunnel syndromes. In order to narrow down the possibilities we would need more info. If concerned, please see your doctor to further evaluate you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left arm feels numbish and heavy. Upper back pain. Good EKG, heart enzymes, chest xray a month ago. Went for run today and was fine. Heart issue? 21yr
See doctor: If you're left arm is feeling numb and heavy right now, its prudent to be evaluated now. If it always feel heavy then waiting is okay. Left arm heaviness, jaw tightness, chest pain, is cardiac until proven otherwise. Although, both left arm heaviness and numbness, upper back pain may be caused by sleeping in awkward position or even reflux but its better safe than sorry ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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