Pathologies for T1-T12 (Thoracic Spine)

Middle Back Pain

Middle back pain is a specific back pain that occurs along the 12 vertebrae in the middle section of the spinal column, also known as the thoracic spine. Certain spinal conditions can trigger pain in this regions. Some of them include the pathologies listed below. You can read about each one of them individually.

Additionally, you can refer to the resources listed below to learn more about generalised middle back pain as well as each condition affecting the thoracic region of the spine.

What is Middle Back Pain?

Spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal canal, a hollow tube-like formation that houses the spinal cord. When it becomes obstructed, pressure can be placed on spinal nerve roots or even the spinal cord, leading to pain, and other symptoms.

Are you Suffering from Spinal Stenosis?

When a spinal disc becomes herniated, its inner content bulges out through a crack in the outer layer, and can impinge on nearby nerves, triggering the pain receptors.

Herniated Disc Exercises for Pain Relief

Thoracic kyphosis is a spinal deformity in which the thoracic spine presents an exaggerated outward curvature, leading to an unnatural shape.

Thoracic Kyphosis Types

Scheuermann Disease/Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

As we age, our spinal discs tend to lose a large portion of their water content, and as such, are less able to absorb the impact from physical stressors, causing us to feel sore more easily.

What Is Degenerative Disc Disease?

Muscle spasms, strains, and sprains are all issues that can cause pain and discomfort in the thoracic spine, but thankfully, the Spinal Backrack is able to relieve pain caused by any of them.

What Is a Back Muscle Spasm?

What Is a Back Muscle Strain?