Looking at Upper Back Pain

Are you experiencing upper back pain near Miami? There are numerous possible causes of upper back pain, including a herniated disc and stenosis of the spine. As with other types of spinal conditions, upper back pain is often rooted in poor posture.

Watch this video to learn more about the causes of upper back pain. Eric Sampson, a physical therapist, describes how pain just below the neck often results from prolonged sitting and years of poor posture. If you have worked an office job for several years, spending many hours per day in a seated position, this may have contributed to the breakdown of tissue in your back. Professionals who spend hours standing and looking down over their work—such as chefs and architects—also tend to have poor posture, leading to disc herniation and muscle strain in the upper back.