Mid Back Pain refers to pain or discomfort in the area between your upper and lower back. Health care professionals refer to this area as the lower thoracic area or lower thoracic spine. The upper thoracic area or upper thoracic spine makes up part of the upper back. The lumbar spine makes up part of the lower back.

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What symptoms might occur with mid back pain?

In general, symptoms include: Feel like a dull, burning, or sharp pain. Be felt at a single point or over a broad area. Start suddenly or slowly get worse. Be constant or come and go. Occur with middle back pain tightness or stiffness. Get worse when you do certain activities or move and sit in a certain way

More serious symptoms that need to be treated right away include: Weakness in your arms or legs. Numbness or tingling in your arms, legs, chest, or belly. Loss of bowel or bladder control

What are the causes of Mid Back Pain?

Overuse, muscle strain, or injury to the muscles, ligaments, and discs that support your spine.

Poor posture.

Pressure on the spinal nerves from certain problems, such as a herniated disc.

A fracture of one of the vertebrae.

Osteoarthritis caused by the breakdown of cartilage that cushions the small facet joints in the spine.

Other medical conditions: gall bladder disease, cancer, infection

How is it diagnosed?

Our mid back pain specialist Singapore diagnose back pain with:

Physical exam.

imaging test, such as an X-ray or an MRI  to find out if something such as a broken bone or a herniated disc is causing your pain.

You may need more tests to check for other possible causes for your pain

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Treatment for mid back pain by back pain specialist Singapore:

Oral Medications such as anti-inflammatory medication

Heat or ice

Anti-inflammatory injections


Surgery is seldom used to treat middle back pain except fracture case.

Get your back pain checked today, please call (65) 66532628 for queries or/and appointment.