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Some Causes of Upper Back Pain with Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations are a sudden awareness of your heart racing or pounding even though you may have been relaxing and not been doing anything strenuous. It may feel like your heart skipped an extra few beats, a flutter, or a heartbeat that just feels odd. You can feel these palpitations in your neck, throat, or … Read more

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With Upper Back Pain, Lungs Can Feel the Effects

At one time upper back pain was not as common as lower back pain but nowadays more people than ever are complaining about their upper back, shoulders and neck causing them pain. The neck and upper back is the most complex of all the body areas. Upper back pain exhibits many of the lower back … Read more

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Identifying the Causes of Upper Back Pain

Regardless of the causes of upper back pain, it is still as miserable and agonizing as any other type of back pain. Although not as common as lower back or neck pain, it can cause significant soreness, discomfort, agony, and inconvenience and needs proper treatment. The most common causes of upper back pain are strain … Read more

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Causes of Chest and Upper Back Pain

Sudden chest and upper back pain can be extremely frightening because most people believe that, when this occurs, they are having a heart attack. It often begins in the back and feels like someone is sticking a sword through your chest cavity. The most common causes of chest and upper back pain are not heart … Read more

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Coping Techniques for Chronic Upper Back Pain

Most people will experience some type of back pain at some point in their lives but for most, it lasts only a few days or weeks. It could result from moving furniture, gardening, or even turning the wrong way. Usually the pain responds to home remedies such as ice packs, rest, and over the counter … Read more

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Chiropractic Neck Manipulation and Upper Back Pain Treatments

Chiropractic is a method of treatment that manipulates the spine and other body structures to relieve pain. Many consider chiropractic a non-invasive, drug-free, safe therapy for treating neuro-musculoskeletal complaints such as back pain, joint pain in the legs or arms, neck pain, and shoulder pain. Like all health treatments, there can be rare potential adverse … Read more

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What Is Upper Back Pain?

Often called thoracic pain or middle back pain, people experience upper back pain between the top of their lumbar spine and the base of their neck. A person’s upper spine is very stable and strong because it has to support their upper body weight. It also anchors the rib cage stably and firmly, thus providing … Read more

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Stretching Upper Back Pain Exercises Help Improve Postural Strength

An injured upper back or thoracic back caused by stress, overwork, trauma, irritated muscles, lack of back strength, and poor posture can cause you from mild to severe pain and effect the way you live your life. Some people try to ignore their back pain and continue doing the things they normally do until it … Read more

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Upper Back Pain Exercise and Other Treatments to Relieve Pain

When people experience upper back pain, many believe that any type of movement or exercise will aggravate their condition making the pain worse, so they choose bed rest or a minimum amount of movement. The truth is that upper back pain exercise and movement often helps reduce pain faster because they are a natural stimuli. … Read more