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I get severe pain in my mid to upper back when I do heavy standing lifts like squats, deadlift, and even curls. Could I have a slipped disk?

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Dr. Brian Flyer
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Midback pain

Sounds like musculoskeletal strain doubt 'slipped disc' which is rarer in mid/upper back because of rib cage stabilization and you don't have radiating (radicular) pain in your legs or arms.

In brief: Midback pain

Sounds like musculoskeletal strain doubt 'slipped disc' which is rarer in mid/upper back because of rib cage stabilization and you don't have radiating (radicular) pain in your legs or arms.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Thoracic disc herniations are rare theycause aspecific symptom ain doing supra normal things a signal to discontinue activity before use cause a preventable constant chronic problem which will hamper more important things like could be q compression frx.

In brief: No

Thoracic disc herniations are rare theycause aspecific symptom ain doing supra normal things a signal to discontinue activity before use cause a preventable constant chronic problem which will hamper more important things like could be q compression frx.
Dr. Mark Weston
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