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Self-Care – Mid Back Pain that May Stiffen the Low Back

Here, you will find relief through self-care for mid-back pain that extends upward, forward and stiffens the lower back. If you’d like to read more about how it feels or what aggravates this condition, read this other post. Cycling can easily aggravate the trigger point that creates this mid-back pain. This is especially true when …

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Self Care – Aching mid-back with tired triceps

Avoid things that yank your elbow from front to back like cranking the lawnmower, raking, or letting that dog jerk the leash. This also gets aggravated by letting the rowing machine jerk forward during the exercise. One client activated by compressing the armpit against a chair back while twisted to talk to the person behind …

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Back Pain Across the Lower Ribs

Client’s Description These people complain of a band of pain across the mid back. They reach back and trace a band across their mid back. At this point, I have them stroke an ice cube over the arch of the ribs, in the front. They usually have a look of disbelief but comply. Then, I have …

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Aching and Burning in the mid back

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. These people complain of aching or burning pain over the kidneys. The pain is often associated with chronic coughing or recent illness with nausea and vomiting. Many of them have already had their kidneys checked but have not found any problems. …

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Mid-back Pain that May Stiffen the Low Back

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of stiffness, tightness, and pain in their mid-back. They almost always make this awkward move where they reach back to touch the lower ribs on that side. Often, they complain about how it stiffens their lower back. They may …

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Aching mid-back with tired triceps

People complain of an area of aching pain at the base of the shoulder blade. They can’t reach it and may ask to trace the spot on my back or on the illustration that I have on the wall. It has a constant ache that suddenly becomes more painful on certain movements. It can be surprisingly painful …

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