Back Conditions

Types of back pain

Types of Pain

Upper Back Conditions

The upper back (thoracic spine) is made up of 12 vertebrae and it’s role is mainly to provide stability for the flexible neck and lower back as well as protecting the internal organs.

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Spinal stenosis generally occurs in those aged over 50 years as a result of osteoarthritic change to the vertebrae and decreased disc height causing a narrowing of the spinal canal. This narrowing can then irritate the nerves passing around it and cause symptoms such as numbness, tingling and weakness.

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Sciatica refers to leg pain from the back down the back of the leg and to the ankle from an irritation of the sciatic nerve. Causes of Sciatica vary and can include problems with muscles, joints and discs. Sciatica can begin suddenly and symptoms may come and go or be constant.

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