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.
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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.
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Video: Common Causes of Thoracic Pain

Pain in the thoracic spine is most commonly caused by either a joint dysfunction or muscle and connective tissue irritation. Pain caused by intrinsic spine problems, such as spinal fractures, degenerative disc disease, herniated disc, spondylolisthesis, and spondylosis, is not as common as other causes of upper back pain but does occur.