One of the most common complaints for people seeking pin management is upper back pain. This pain can be so bad that it can prevent people from their daily life activities such as work, and light leisure activities. Some people develop upper back pain due to injuries or pulled muscles like sports or physical contact.
When you wake up and your upper back hurts, it’s probably the way you sleep. The position that you sleep in can cause this pain because of the lack of movement in this position. Sleeping in your stomach is the position that causes more people to wake up sore due to the alignment of the spine.
Many people spend their time sitting down behind a desk that can lead to upper back pain. Over time this can lead to poor posture because of leaning over to reach the computer.
In order to alleviate this pain and prevent upper back pain overall, constantly get up and stretch your back. This can help save you a trip to the doctor’s office.
Physical contact from sports is a common cause of upper back pain. Some examples of sports with major physical contact are football and ice hockey. You can even pull your back muscles from volleyball and climbing. So you have to make sure that you warm up your muscles before exercising and being active.
Overall, upper back pain can lead you to tremendous ongoing pain and constant doctor’s appointments. Trying to figure out what the root of the problem is can be important to improve your overall spine health and prevent major injuries. To read more blogs about injury prevention, you can check out our blogs here. If you have more questions about your upper back pain, give us a call and schedule an appointment with us!