What is Middle Back Pain?
Middle back pain is pain in the thoracic region of the spine commonly linked to trauma, injury, infection, poor posture, or degenerative disease. Depending on the type of pain and location, the pain can be manageable with proper pain management techniques.
- Dull ache
- Electric shock sensation
- Radiated pain
- Sharp pain
Locations of Middle Back Pain
- Middle Back Pain
- Rib Pain
- Chest Pain
Conditions Related to Middle Back Pain
Myofascial Pain Syndrome is muscle sensitivity that causes chronic pain.
Spinal Stenosis is a condition where the spinal cord is compressed by a narrowing spinal column.
Degenerative Disc Disease is the slow deterioration of the spinal discs as the result of aging.
Joint dysfunction a condition where the ribs attach to the spine at each level of the thoracic that can cause pain.
Scoliosis is a condition which causes the spine to curve to a particular side that can misalign the vertebrae.
Vertebral Fractures are fractures in the spine that can affect the discs and joints.
Osteoarthritis is swelling as the result of degenerative arthritis due to aging that can cause tenderness and loss of motion.
Cancer Symptoms is the presence of a benign or malignant tumor on the spine that can affect nerves causing severe or mild pain.
Thoracic Herniated Disc a condition where the inner gelatinous material leaks out the inside of the disc in the spine causing numbness and radiating pain.
Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects the joints and muscles with chronic, widespread pain.