Mechanical Mid Back Pain

Cambridge Middle Back Pain Clinic

Our Cambridge middle back pain clinic has an Osteopath that use a manual therapy to reduce the severity of the pain and improve mobility of the mid back pain. This is achieved through soft tissues techniques, articulatory and manipulative techniques. Furthermore prescriptive exercise is provided to back of your recovery and self-help programme. The treatment is bespoke and tailored to your needs.

What Causes Middle Back Pain?

Usually mid back pain is caused through overuse of the muscles, joints, tendon and ligaments i n the mid back. Alternatively poor posture either from being deskbound or sports from being a prolonged static position for a period of time.

Though thoracic disc injuries tend to over between T9/T10/T11/T12 and are not as common as lumbar discal injuries.

The joints of ribs (front and back of the chest) can be irritated as a result of respiratory conditions

Myopathy – Muscle strain or muscular microtears

Tendinopathy – tendon strain or tendon microtears.

What Medical conditions can cause Mid Back Pain?

Spondylosis – A degenerative condition (its comparable osteoarthritis, that occurs in the spine)

Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperosteosis (DISH) a degenerative condition that affects ends of the vertebrae that commonly occurs in men aged over 50.

Asthma – a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.

Empysema – Emphysema is a lung condition that causes shortness of breath. where the air sacs in the lungs (alveoli) are damaged.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – occurs from smoking and pollution in the air.

Bronchitis – Inflammation fo the bronchi tissues in the lungs. This occurs as a result of a chest infection or long term smoking

Mid Back Pain Treatment with Manual Therapy

If the pain has a musculoskeletal origin or cause, then we can provide manual therapy treatment to help reduce the pain severity and improve joint mobility.

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