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Upper Back Pain

Sweeney Chiropractic Clinic in Midwest City, OK Offers Upper Back Pain Treatment

Having a back injury can impact many aspects of day to day life. Even simple motions can become burdensome with an upper back injury. Luckily, our chiropractor at Sweeney Chiropractic Clinic in Midwest City can treat your back pain with our non-invasive techniques. Below, let's take a closer look at what causes back pain, common symptoms, and how our chiropractor can help.  

Upper Back Pain

Causes for Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain can be caused by a number of injuries and conditions. A herniated, or bulging, disc, for example, is the most common upper back injury. In the body, there are tiny disc structures that sit between the vertebras and act as a cushioning device, absorbing impact when you move. As you age, the discs can become brittle and crack. Once the disc wall cracks, small amounts of the cushioning gel escapes and the disc is said to be herniated.

Soft tissue injuries can also lead to upper back pain. These injuries, often times, occur when the body extends past the intended range of motion. Whiplash is another common injury that can affect your back. Even though the main injury is in the neck, sometimes the pain can stream down to the back.

Upper Back Pain Symptoms

Back pain can range from a dull, persistent ache to a sharp, stabbing pain with movement. Limited range of motion, numbness and tingling sensation, burning, and weakness can all be companied with upper back pain.

How Our Chiropractor in Midwest City Can Help

Our chiropractor will work to restore balance to your body through proper spine alignment. There is a strong connection between the structure of the spine and the body's neuromuscular system. When the back is not aligned correctly, stress can be shifted to the muscles and soft tissues, causing pain. Through a variety of techniques, including manual adjustments, muscle therapy, strengthening and stretching exercises, ultrasound therapy, and electric muscle stimulation, our chiropractor can heal your back pain symptoms.

The team at Sweeney Chiropractor Clinic cares about your well-being and health. We understand how back pain can complicate even the simplest of movements. Our chiropractic team is dedicated to treating your upper back pain symptoms with chiropractic care. Our clinic is located at 211 S. Sooner Rd., Midwest City, OK, 73110. To learn more about the various therapy techniques we offer, or to schedule an appointment, call us today at 405-672-4800.