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What causes burning and numbness in thoracic and cervical areas of back?

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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
Family Medicine

In brief: " pinched nerve"

Upper back & neck strain is extremlu common with stress, prolonged sitting, repetitive arm motion.
.. if burning sensation from uppr back to arms it could be irritation of nerves in " cervical & brachial nerve plexus" bu musle spasm, disc problem... if weaknes , numbnes, worsening pain see MD ASAP for evaluation.

In brief: " pinched nerve"

Upper back & neck strain is extremlu common with stress, prolonged sitting, repetitive arm motion.
.. if burning sensation from uppr back to arms it could be irritation of nerves in " cervical & brachial nerve plexus" bu musle spasm, disc problem... if weaknes , numbnes, worsening pain see MD ASAP for evaluation.
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