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Can upper back problems cause refered pain to shoulders, ribs and arms with pins and needles and slight heaviness in chest?

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Dr. Gary Golden
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: yes

Many musculoskeletal problems can mimic and refer to pain and neurological symptoms in many close and remote parts of the body.
A good history and exam by a trained physician specializing in musculoskeletal medicine will be a best first step.

In brief: yes

Many musculoskeletal problems can mimic and refer to pain and neurological symptoms in many close and remote parts of the body.
A good history and exam by a trained physician specializing in musculoskeletal medicine will be a best first step.
Dr. Gary Golden
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