Upper back pain can be caused by osteoarthritis, a fracture in the vertebrae, a herniated disc and an odd-shaped spine, notes WebMD. Additionally, myofascial pain, muscle strain and degenerative disc disease cause pain i... More »

Depending on the severity and cause of upper back pain, there can be different treatments to relieve this symptom, such as pain relievers, massage, exercise, prescribed medications, steroid injections and surgery, as not... More »

Upper-back and neck pain can be relieved through several methods including rest, exercise, hot and cold packs, and medication. According to WebMD, acute upper-back pain can be relieved temporarily by resting in bed for a... More »

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