Upper Back Pain

Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain that occurs along with numbness or weakness in the arms can indicate a more serious problem and requires immediate medical attention.


The symptoms of upper back pain may vary depending on the underlying condition. Upper back pain is usually described as aching, sharp, burning, and stiffness. The common upper back pain symptoms include:


Other disease conditions that may also contribute to upper back pain. Ex- fibromyalgia, scoliosis, kyphosis, and spinal deformity. If upper back pain worsens, it can affect normal activities such as the ability to sit, throw a ball, ability to carry heavy items, or even rest.