Why is upper back pain less common than lower back pain? What are the common causes of upper back pain, and how may patients treat their discomfort? Explore such questions in the following upper back pain videos, which provide a wonderful starting point to learn more about upper back pain symptoms and causes such as Kyphosis.

Causes of Upper Back Pain Video

Learn some of the common causes of upper back pain and what symptoms require a visit to the doctor.

Chiropractic Adjustment of the Thoracic Spine (Upper Back) Video

See common techniques to adjust the thoracic spine demonstrated by a chiropractor to help with upper back pain.

Kyphosis Video: What is Kyphosis?

Learn about kyphosis, where the upper back is curved to create a humpback appearance, generally associated with osteoporosis.

Idiopathic Scoliosis Video

Learn about the causes and symptoms of scoliois and how to identify and treat the condition.

Spine Anatomy Overview Video

See illustrations of spinal anatomy and learn about components of the spine to help you better understand various sources of back pain and other back problems.

Pain and Thoracic Herniated Disc Video

The rib cage connects to the thoracic spine. The limited motion and added support from the ribs make the thoracic spine less likely to have a herniated disc occur, however this does occur in a small portion of patients.

Thoracic Spinal Stenosis Video

Learn more about thoracic stenosis, including its symptoms, causes and treatment options, in this animated and interactive thoracic spinal stenosis video.

Trigger Point Injections Video

A trigger point injection is an outpatient procedure designed to reduce or relieve the back pain caused by trigger points.