Category Archives: Back Pain

Back Pain

Stretches for Fibromyalgia Pain in Upper Back

Fibromyalgia is thought to be an autoimmune disease that causes widespread chronic pain. This pain manifests in the muscles throughout the body and ranges from moderate to severe pain.  Regular exercise and stretches have been found to decrease pain levels in fibromyalgia patients. There are medications that are used to treat the symptoms of fibromyalgia, […]

Sleeping Positions to Avoid Back Pain

Back pain is something that almost everyone will experience to some degree during their lifetime. The spine and the muscles supporting it are put under great amounts of stress throughout our normal daily activities. Sports, jobs, chores, dancing and other activities can add more stress than our spine and muscles can handle, resulting in back […]

Right Quadrant Back Pain Relief

A number of things can cause right quadrant back pain. Injury to the muscles or vertebra in the upper or mid back is generally the cause of most right quadrant back pain. If you don’t remember injuring or straining your back, it is important to see a doctor to rule out gall bladder and gastrointestinal […]

Upper Back Pain Exercises

Upper back pain can be caused by bad posture, injury and stress.  Exercises for upper back pain are really stretches. Good posture is necessary for performing the stretches correctly. If you don’t know if you have good posture, your doctor or physical therapist can help you. To stand with good posture your back should be straight […]

Exercises to Reduce Upper Back Pain

Finding relief from upper back pain is a process that has been going on for thousands of years. From simple rest to the latest medicines and modern techniques, people have been searching for the right methods to treat their upper back pain in the most effective manner possible. While prescribed drugs and advanced techniques can […]

Back Pain After Eating

One of the more common, but unusual symptoms that millions of people can suffer from on occasion is back pain after eating a meal or snack. Associating back pain with food introduced in the stomach may seem counterintuitive, but there have been substantial clinical studies that show for certain persons, eating a particular type of […]

Back Pain and Nausea

Back pain and nausea symptoms together can be caused by several different medical conditions. Depending on where the back pain is located and when the nausea occurs can help determine if a serious medical condition is occurring or if the nausea is caused by severe back pain. Nausea or vomiting can occur as a symptom […]

Sudden Upper Back Pain

It strikes without warning, usually while trying to stand or by catching your balance you feel the sudden upper back pain that is the sure sign of a muscle spasm. You feel instant pain that stays with you for the next two to three day, sometimes longer depending on the severity and is especially annoying […]

Severe Upper Back Pain

Severe upper back pain can be a debilitating condition that affects every facet of life. When the muscles in the upper back, shoulders and neck spasm, they can cause pain. Some people develop severe migraine headaches that are collateral damage due to muscle tension and spasms in the upper back, shoulders and neck. Experiencing nausea […]

Upper Back Pain Nausea

Upper back pain, unlike lower back, is not common. It is characterized by pain and discomfort in the neck, upper back, or middle back. The pain occurs between the bottom of the neck to the base of the rib cage. There are twelve vertebrae in the upper and middle back. These vertebrae are attached to […]

Severe Back Pain Causes

That sudden, painful twinge you feel in your back may not be a sign of aging. It may be an indication of severe back pain which affects tens of millions of people at some point in their lives. Severe back pain has many different causes, but unlike simple muscle soreness which can be treated by […]

Exercise for Upper Back Pain

Finding ways to treat upper back pain have been going on for thousands of years. From simple rest to surgery depending on the cause and severity of the condition, upper back pain is one of the most common ailments that afflict people. For the less serious, more common types of upper back pain that is […]