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Upper/ Middle Back Pain

What is upper or middle back pain

upper middle back pain

upper middle back pain

Upper back pain or mid back pain also called thoracic back pain, is back pain felt in the region of the thoracic vertebrae. These are between the bottom of the neck and top of the lumbar spine.

What causes middle back pain

Upper back pain causes are clearly linked to poor posture such as in sitting positions at desks using computers. Mid back pain is a little harder to identify. There are a number of potential causes including muscle strain. They can also include or rare serious diseases. There may other contributing factors including lack of strength, overuse injuries, or a trauma (such as a car accident or sports injury).

How to treat middle back pain

acupuncture for back pain

acupuncture for back pain

Often treatment of mid back pain can be tricky. With expert advice from a physiotherapist it will be a combination of:

  • How to find us

    We are located just outside the town centre at Ebley Wharf, on the ground floor of the Stroud District Council building. Follow the A419 to the Cainscross roundabout and then take Westward Road (B4008). Turn left to Ebley Wharf.

  • Opening times

    Monday to Friday
    8.30am – 7.30pm

    Saturday
    8.30am – 12.30pm

  • Stroud Clinic

    Ebley Mill
    Ebley Wharf
    Stroud Glos
    GL5 4UB

    Tel: 01453 755948
    Email: mail@physiofive.co.uk

  • Gloucester Clinic

    Riverside Sports & Leisure Club
    St Oswald’s Road
    Gloucester
    GL1 2TF

    Tel: 01453 755948
    Email: mail@physiofive.co.uk

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