A natural solution to relieve and manage upper back pain.
Understanding upper back pain and how you could help relieve and manage it with routine chiropractic care.
What is Upper Back Pain?
Upper back pain is a common complaint, with about 50% of working Americans admitting to having back pain symptoms throughout the year. There are many sources of pain or discomfort in the upper back, which is also known as the thoracic spine. There are a number of joints and muscles that make up the thoracic spine and rib cage. If one muscle or joint is injured or becomes inflamed, it can cause a cascade of pain and problems in the back.
The upper back’s function is to support the ribs, sternum, vital organs and the vertebrae. Upper back pain can cause serious discomfort or pain. It’s typically caused by muscular or joint irritation. A leading cause of upper back pain is poor posture.
Upper back pain can affect all age groups, with mild to severe discomfort. Although upper back pain is common, it receives much less attention in comparison to lower back or neck pain and can often be overlooked. If you’re suffering from upper back pain, it’s important to seek treatment to reduce the pain. Chiropractic care is a great option to treat upper back pain.
Upper Back Pain and Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care can help manage and relieve swelling, pain and discomfort caused by upper back pain. Chiropractic treatment is safe, non-invasive and a non-addictive alternative to prescription medications or over-the-counter medications.
Chiropractic adjustments reduce joint restrictions and misalignments in an attempt to reduce inflammation and improve function of the affected joints. Through chiropractic adjuments, your body has the ability to better manage the pain and discomfort caused by upper back pain.
There are many health benefits that chiropractic care can provide to those with upper back pain like reduced pain and discomfort, decreased inflammation, improved range of motion, improved flexibility and much more.
If you’re looking for safe, non-invasive solutions for upper back pain, chiropractic care is the best option. Get in touch with our team at Corrective Chiropractic if you’re in need of adjustments for your back pain.