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How can I get relief from upper back muscle pain?

Several things. You could try applying heat or cold (experiment; just don't overdo to avoid burn or frostbite). Over the counter pain relievers may help (follow package instructions and warnings). Stretching and muscle strengthening can also help; you may need to see a therapist or trainer. If simple measures fail, see your primary care provider for exam and options. Read more...

Upper back muscle pain, shoulder blade, what kind of dr to see?

Vast area. Pain in the shoulder is a very non specific complaint . The pain can be local or referred. The evaluation has to do with all the rest of the findings, . Are you a smoker ? What is your age ? Are there any gastrointestinal symptoms associated . The diagnosis could go fron a mild spain , to a very severe disease a a tumor in the lung or a a stone in the gallbladder. Read more...
Multiple kinds OK. Probably fine to see either a primary care physician (pcp), rheumatologist, or physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist. Read more...

Do muscles always heal? Have had upper back muscle pain from overstretched rhomboids for around 18 months. Having physio for last year. Helps a bit.

Just about. Sounds to me that you have not corrected the common activity in your life that is causing your pain. Rhomboid pain usually comes for everyday act.Ivities like reading, knitting, and especially protracted computer use. Muscles do heal, but sometimes with a bit of scar tissue, that can cause the continued pain. Read more...
Not a true condition. I doubt that is the cause of chronic pain. Overstretched is not a true condition. Look for other causes of the pain. Read more...

I am experiencing upper back muscle pain with extreme fatigue. I feel like I have been getting the flu for a week but never get sick?

Blood Infection? Your symptoms could still be the flu. Time will tell. If you don't improve after another week, see your doctor and get a CBC and two blood cultures. Low back pain is a common symptom of a blood infection. . Read more...