Mid-Back Pain

Mid-back pain occurs in the thoracic area of your spine where dozens of spinal discs can become damaged causing mid-back pain. 

WHAT IS MID-BACK PAIN AND HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE IT?

Mid-Back pain can be caused by a variety of reasons ranging aging to traumatic injury. While most will experience this pain throughout their life, the leading cause is poor posture.

When you experience this condition it is typically due to scoliosis, inflammation in the muscles surrounding your spine, herniated discs, vertebrae fractures and/or strained or sprained muscles.

WHAT ARE THE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR MID-BACK PAIN?

Treatments for Mid-Back pain often starts with conservative care such as exercise, physical therapy, improvements to your posture.

After the proper testing and diagnostics are completed, in more severe cases, patients may undergo a Discectomy, Fusion, Laminectomy or Laminotomy.

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ORTHOPEDIC TREATMENT OPTIONS
Our comprehensive orthopedic treatment options and care are intended to bring long-lasting relief to our patients experiencing chronic pain that limits daily activities and quality of life. Many orthopedic conditions can be treated with non-surgical techniques like anti-inflammatories, exercise plans, customized orthotics, injections or physical therapy. However, if and when surgery becomes necessary, our highly-trained and specialized orthopedic surgeons are on hand to prepare and walk patients through the complete experience.
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WHAT OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING

[Since my bulging disc correction] I haven't had pain in my leg at all and had only a little pain in my back from my surgery, but zero pain in my legs, the sciatica is gone.

Edward, age 55, bulging disc injury

Today my back and hip feel tremendous. My legs are still a bit weak, possibly from nerve damage that occurred prior to surgery. I’m going to physical therapy 3 times per week. I was back at work on November 15th, 3 weeks after surgery.

Robert, age 58,
history of disc herniation and previous surgeries

Nobody likes to be injured and neck surgery is a delicate procedure, but Dr. Massoud explained what needed to be done, which made me feel more comfortable. [Post-surgery] I felt great, and today the pain is completely gone.

Francisco, Age 48, Cervical Injury

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