Top
20
Doctor insights on: Numbness In Upper Back Between Shoulder Blades

Share
1

1
Pain in upper middle shoulder blade?

Pain in upper middle shoulder blade?

Maybe supraspinatus: The muscle in your upper shoulder blade is your supraspinatus. Pain there can be from injury to the muscle, impingement to its tendon (the rotator cuff) or from irritation to the nerve that goes to the muscle. You need an orthopedic surgeon, physical medicine or sports medicine doctor who can sort through these possibilities and prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Bennett Machanic
3,051 doctors shared insights

Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


2

2
Right arm pain in upper and lower arm steming back to the shoulder blade?

Right arm pain in upper and lower arm steming back to the shoulder blade?

Inflamed nerves: The areas of pain are supplied by nerves from your neck.. In your age group, degenerative. Joint or disc disease could cause these pains. May need xrays. Many daily stressors can affect the spine, posture, muscle over use, stress, sleeping position. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
Upper back pain between right shoulder blade and spine hurts to breathe?

Upper back pain between right shoulder blade and spine hurts to breathe?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of cartilage between the ribs and is associated with a viral illness, smoking, and other causes such as trauma to the area, physical activity straining the rib cage, arthritis and other causes. Try ice on area, ibruprofen/tylenol to relieve pain, avoid activity that makes it hurt. Chk with doctor for source of pain. Chest xray/physical therapy may help. ...Read more

4

4
Upper back pain. Intermittent stabs on both sides of chest, between shoulder blades, and a few pinches between breasts. Muscular? Related to back pain?

Muscular secondary: Sounds like pain radiating from the spine to the ribs , so you feel it on the sides. Muscle spasms are usually secondary in the spine, due to an underlying inflammatory condition. ...Read more

5

5
I have pain in upper back left side between shoulder blade and spine! any ideas?

Neck or shoulder: This type of pain can be from the neck or the solder. Pathology in either area feel the same to the patient. If you have more shoulder pain, then she a shoulder doc or sports med doc. If you have more neck to the intrascapular region, consider seeing a spinal specialist. ...Read more

6

6
Numbness between shoulder blades pain, tightness , tingling in left are with a slight pain in chest?

Numbness between shoulder blades pain, tightness , tingling in left are with a slight pain in chest?

Numbness: You should seek medical assistance. You need to be evaluated to see if this is cardiac, pinched nerves, muscular, or pulmonary. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
What cause dull pain in upper back by left shoulder blade? 29/f.

Scapular pain: There are a number of causes of scapular pain. The most serious is referred pain from the lungs or heart. Musculoskeletally the discomfort can be from an irratated nerve, muscle spasm, bursitis. This should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

8

8
What would cause tension in left shoulder blade, muscle spasms in shoulder blade, chest, and in upper outside of arm (not bicep)?

What would cause tension in left shoulder blade, muscle spasms in shoulder blade, chest, and in upper outside of arm (not bicep)?

Heart, nerves: Heart conditions can cause left upper extremity symptoms. Also, a pinched nerve in the neck can cause the symptoms you describe. If your symptoms are persistent/severe then you should definitely see a physician esp to evaluate for possible heart problems. ...Read more

9

9
Stomach pain radiating into back between shoulder blades. Whats cause?

Stomach pain radiating into back between shoulder blades. Whats cause?

See a GI: Could be anything from gallbladder/pancreas or even stomach issues. You should see a gastroenterologist for blood work and possibly a abd sono. ...Read more

10

10
Dull deep pain between left shoulder blade and spine ?

Dull deep pain between left shoulder blade and spine ?

Pain should blade: My guess is you have been dong some new exercises or work that has strained some muscles in area. ...Read more

11

11
Felt a popping sensation in upper back. Pain between shoulder blades. Pain on left upper back--rhomboid region. Hard to move sometimes paralyze feelin?

Felt a popping sensation in upper back. Pain between shoulder blades. Pain on left upper back--rhomboid region. Hard to move sometimes paralyze feelin?

Cervical or thorasic: disc injury maybe , but body heals on own alot , heat pad/ice pack , otc pain meds like tylenol/aleve , excedrin[generic all ok] might help get through it if persist get xray of cervical/thorasic spine and mri's of each, try physical therapy first , biofreeze gel helps alot of people, muscle relaxers too like flexeril ...Read more

12

12
Can trigger points in levator scapulae cause burning pain between shoulder blades and lower neck ?

Can trigger points in levator scapulae cause burning pain between shoulder blades and lower neck ?

Yes: It is possible. If it does not resolve with your doctor;'s advice, stretching, massage and trigger point injections, consider further evaluation of the neck and mid back regions. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Bad pain in upper left shoulder, numbness of left arm, with some mild upper chest pain? A shoulder injury?

Bad pain in upper left shoulder, numbness of left arm, with some mild upper chest pain?  A shoulder injury?

Depends: How did it start?, when did it start?, what were you doing?, what is the distribution of the numbness? Question too ambiguous to give a reasonable opinion. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Back knot/ pinching pain between left shoulder blade and spine (near myofascial), occasional pins and needles down the arm. On and off ~1year. Ideas?

Need to see an Orth-: Opod and/or a neurologist to be evaluated and diagnosed. Probably will need MRI of the c ; t spines as well as nerve conduction tests. Good luck! ...Read more

15

15
Left shoulder pain that radiates from upper back to arm, armpit and upper spinal cord with burning sensation?

Left shoulder pain that radiates from upper back to arm, armpit and upper spinal cord with burning sensation?

Possible disc issue: Pain in this area can come from various places including the shoulder (rotator cuff), the neck (cervical disc herniation), and even heart or stomach problems. You should see a physicians for evaluation for these problems. ...Read more

16

16
Severe pain near right shoulder blade -- numbness in both arms .

Severe pain near right shoulder blade -- numbness in both arms .

CT spine : Any falls or weight loss. Please get cervical and thoracic spine CT. Good luck. Please see physician soon. ...Read more

17

17
What would cause spasms in upper back and shoulder blade?

What would cause spasms in upper back and shoulder blade?

Most common cause --: Is a sprain of ligaments in the back, strain of the shoulder blade muscles, pinched nerve from the spine, etc. See your doc.. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
19

19
Sharp stabbing pain in my arm between shoulder and elbow?

Sharp stabbing pain in my arm between shoulder and elbow?

Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause neck pain headaches, and pain or numbness running into the arm. There are other potential causes, however, and so it would be good to just get a regular check up to make sure it is nothing else. An MRI can confirm the diagnosis. Therapy, chiropractic, and interventional pain management are the non operative treatments for it if it doesn't get better. Thank you. ...Read more