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Chiropractic care for upper back pain

A natural solution to relieve and manage pain and discomfort caused by upper back pain.

Understanding upper back pain and how you can help manage it with routine chiropractic care.

What is Upper Back Pain?

The upper back (or the thoracic spine) is perfectly engineered to support the ribs, sternum, vital organ,s and the vertebrae below. Approximately one-half of all working Americans report having back pain symptoms throughout the year, often as a result of sitting improperly while working at a desk. 

How Can Chiropractic Care Help Those With Upper Back Pain?

Chiropractic care is a great non-invasive way to relieve pain caused by upper back pain. Chiropractic adjustments offer a non-invasive, drug-free, and extremely effective option for reducing the limitations upper back pain causes. Physical therapy for upper back pain is another non-invasive treatment option that can be used in conjunction with chiropractic care. Chiropractic upper back pain treatment can reduce the use of over the counter pain medications.

Chiropractors provide gentle, non-invasive adjustments that reduce restrictions in joints. The adjustment is helpful in reducing joint inflammation that causes pain, restores joint mobility, and improves the function of the nervous system. Spinal health allows the body to better manage symptoms associated with upper back pain. 

Listed here are some of the benefits of chiropractic adjustments can provide to patients with upper back pain:

  •     Reduced pain/discomfort

  •     Increased Range of Motion

  •     Increased Flexibility

  •     Increased activity/better lifestyle


In order to see if chiropractic can help, a detailed physical examination should be performed, and if necessary x-rays should be taken. Fortunately, Beach Cities Chiropractic offers on-site digital x-rays that can be reviewed immediately. This examination and consultation will determine if chiropractic can help. If so, a tailor-made care plan will be created for you.

If you are experiencing sharp upper back pain, it is important to seek treatment as soon as possible. Physical therapy and chiropractic for upper back pain can help alleviate the pain and improve overall spinal health.


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