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Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain affects nearly 40% of adults and can make simple tasks, such as walking or sitting, difficult. However, it’s possible to alleviate back pain symptoms or completely eliminate the discomfort through chiropractic care. At Mael Chiropractic at Allston, MA, our chiropractors utilizes spinal adjustments, physiotherapy, and other techniques to reduce aches and help you feel better.


Causes of Upper Middle Back Pain

According to Occupational Medicine one in every five women and one in every ten men experience upper back pain. Some possible causes of back pain include the following: 

  • Heavy exercise and weightlifting
  • Poor sitting or sleep posture
  • Traumatic injury due to slips and falls or auto injuries
  • A pinched nerve in your upper back
  • Spinal infection
  • Lung cancer
  • Spinal deformities

Lifestyle habits are the leading cause of upper back pain. We recommend seeking the help of a professional immediately for examination if you notice stabbing or burning pains in your back.

How to Prevent Upper Back Pain

You can reduce the severity of your back pain by implementing the following:

  • Practice good posture when you are standing, sitting, or sleeping
  • Exercise regularly and stretch frequently if you sit for long periods of time
  • Only lift weights that your body can comfortably handle
  • Eat a balanced diet to provide your body with the proper nutrients
  • Reduce stress through meditation and relaxation techniques

How to Treat Upper Body Back Pain

You may not always be able to prevent upper body back pain, but you can manage it in and reduce discomfort with the following:

  • Place a heating pad on the painful area to reduce stiffness and any swelling
  • Place an ice pack on the sore site for a few minutes to reduce the pain
  • Get plenty of rest, especially after a busy day 
  • Visit a physical therapist for massage, yoga, meditation, and other relaxation techniques

Chiropractic Care for Back Pain Relief

Our chiropractor can help provide relief for your back pain and improve your health and wellness. We utilize non-invasive therapy to correct spine misalignments or joint restrictions that cause inflammation and back pain. Once we have realigned your spine and joints, your flexibility should increase.

Contact Us for Upper Back Pain Treatment

If you are you experiencing back pain, our team at Mael Chiropractic in Allston, MA, can help. We provide natural methods of treatment to reduce the discomfort and improve your range of motion and overall health. Visit our clinic today or contact us to schedule an appointment!

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Dr. Mael is wonderful! I have had chronic back pain since I can remember and I've never felt so comfortable since. He's a great person and professional, and his schedule is quite flexible. The location and atmosphere are great!

Kayla R. / Allston, MA

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