1 yr chronic upper back pain. Now 5 sec. Pinching pains in left breast and chest and straight back to shoulderblade. What causes this?

Upper back pain? Have you had a neck injury? Do you work stooped over at a desk? The new pain sounds like it might be nerve-related. Consider seeing a doctor since you have had it for one year already and are getting new symptoms now.

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