Upper Back

Upper pain back disrupts your daily life, causing even the most mundane activity to turn into a daunting experience. Upper back pain is one of the most common back-related issues we treat here at Central Alabama Spine Center. Our chiropractors work to diagnose the root cause of the pain so that patients understand what type of treatment they need and how to avoid upper back pain in the future. If you are interested in chiropractic care for upper back pain, here's what you need to know about how our Birmingham clinic can help.

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Causes of Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain is commonly associated with a variety of conditions, including:

  • Poor Posture
  • Ruptured or bulging discs
  • Scoliosis
  • Arthritis
  • Work Injuries
  • Auto Accident Injuries

Even if your condition is not listed here, it's important to still visit our chiropractic clinic for a proper assessment. Your upper back pain could be linked to an injury or condition you did not even realize that you had.

Upper Back Pain Symptoms

Upper back pain symptoms are about so much more than pain radiating through the upper back. In fact, some of the symptoms can actually spread into other parts of your body. In addition to back pain, you may also experience:

  • Weight Loss
  • Persistent Discomfort
  • Numbness
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Extremity Pain

Chiropractic Care for Upper Back Pain

Your treatment plan is customized to meet your needs, whether suffering from a work injury or an auto accident injury. Our chiropractors will consider your symptoms and current health when determining what kind of care you should receive. Chiropractic adjustments are available to provide proper spinal alignment. When your back is in alignment, you can reduce some of the work your upper back has to do. Manual manipulation may be used in addition to other treatment options, including ultrasound therapy and cold laser therapy.

Nutritional counseling can also be helpful. Certain food triggers can lead to increased pain, so you may find that supplementing your diet can help you avoid triggers and maintain nutritional health. Our chiropractors may also recommend corrective exercises to help improve muscle strength and flexibility. Building strength eliminates the need for your body to overcompensate for the weaker muscles.

Visit Us for Upper Back Pain Treatment in Birmingham, AL

Back pain is a common issue that can be caused by a wide array of conditions. No matter what the cause is, if you're experiencing upper back pain, contact Central Alabama Spine Center today. Our Birmingham, AL office will help you find natural relief from your back pain, so you can get back to living your best life. 

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