The Upper Back: Why It May Hurt and What You Can Do About It

One of the more common complaints I hear from people when they come to see me is of a chronic pain, one right between or just below the shoulder blades in the upper back.  It’s usually dull, but can sometimes be sharp, and is usually at it’s worst later in the day.  While it is most often found in writers, students, and people who spend long periods behind either the wheel or the keyboard, it has also shown up in dancers, athletes, and hobbyists of all kinds.  Continue reading