The thoracic spine is the upper and mid back. The thoracic spine joins the cervical spine and extends downward, past the bottom of the shoulder blades. At this intersection, the thoracic spine is connected to the lumbar spine. The thoracic spine is comprised of twelve vertebrae designated as T1 through T12.
The thoracic spine is built for power and flexibility.
- Lifting heavy objects
- Touching the toes
- Providing whole body stability
- Holding the body upright
- Protecting vital organs in the chest
The thoracic spine is a solid structure comprised of:
- Connective tissues
- Spinal segments
The thoracic spine is a source pain resulting from a vast array of condition, including:
- Muscular problems
- Joint dysfunction
- Herniated discs
- Degenerative discs
- Vertebral fractures
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
Multidisciplinary Treatment for Upper Back Pain
The Multidisciplinary Team at Spine and Sports Medicine will design a treatment plan specifically tailored to alleviate your upper back pain and increase your quality of life. The painful and debilitating symptoms of upper back pain can be relieved through:
At Spine and Sports Medicine, effective treatment of upper back pain is achieved through:
- Manual – hands on – Therapy
- Therapeutic Exercises
- High Tech Exercises
- High Touch Exercises
- Weight Resistance Exercises
- Postural Corrections
- Tailored Home Exercise Program
Gold Standard Pain Management
Other highly effective upper back pain management treatment methods at Spine and Sports Medicine include:
- Medical Massage
Medical Insurance Coverage for Thoracic Spine Therapeutic Treatment
At Spine and Sports Medicine, there is no requirement for you to obtain an outside primary physician referral to have the cost of your thoracic spine treatment covered by your insurance plan. Most insurance plans cover the cost of treating the painful and debilitating symptoms stemming from a thoracic spine condition. Our insurance experts will help you to determine your coverage and assist in processing your claims.
Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Treatment in One Convenient Location
Discover effective upper back pain relief provided by a multidisciplinary therapeutic practice in one convenient Midtown Manhattan location – at Madison Avenue and 40th Street.
Reach out to the multidisciplinary team of pain management experts at Spine and Sports Medicine by clicking below – or – call 212.986.3888.