A repetitive motion injury (or overuse injury) involves doing an action over and over again, as with a baseball pitcher throwing a baseball, a tennis player hitting a tennis ball, typing at a comp ...View Article
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If upper back pain is disrupting your life, our Chicago chiropractor can help. At Comprehensive Chiropractic & Wellness, serving Lincoln Square & Ravenswood, we offer holistic approaches to ease your pain and help prevent future injuries.
Your upper back is part of the area known as the thoracic spine. Many muscles and joints make up the thoracic spine and rib cage. When one part is injured, it can throw other areas out of alignment, causing pain to increase. Your symptoms of upper back pain may run the gamut from stiffness and aches to a burning or sharp pain.
Common causes of pain include:
In today’s world, careers often involve lots of seated work. Poor sitting posture is a widespread cause of back problems. Other risk factors for upper back pain:
Chiropractic care treats the causes of your pain without drugs or surgery. At your first visit to our Lincoln Square & Ravenswood office, our chiropractor fully discusses your medical history and symptoms. He performs a physical exam, and possibly diagnostic tests such as x-rays.
Our chiropractor has a variety of treatment plans available for your upper back pain. With many separate joints working your upper back movements, problems happen when any joints aren’t functioning properly or in the normal position. Hands-on manipulation of the spine aligns your musculoskeletal system, restoring mobility and allowing your body to heal.
Complementary treatments you receive may include:
Our chiropractic team can educate you on preventing upper back pain, teaching you proper ergonomics and stretching exercises to improve your flexibility and strength.
In addition to relieving upper back pain, chiropractic care restores your range of motion, prevents future injuries, and optimizes your overall health—all in a safe, natural way.
For relief of your upper back pain, call Comprehensive Chiropractic & Wellness in Chicago at (312) 658-0658. Our chiropractor provides compassionate, expert care to the Lincoln Square & Ravenswood areas.