Your Guide to Upper-Back Pain Relief

Fitness—September 20, 2015

Fitness examines upper back pain and offers tips for relief. According to Elizabeth Manejias, MD, physiatrist at Hospital for Special Surgery, upper back pain is rarely serious and generally not related to joint or disc problems.

"Maintaining a neutral spine alignment at night is important in order to avoid sleeping in a position that stresses the joints and surrounding musculature," said Dr. Manejias.

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