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What causes pain in the upper back? When j stretch my neck

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What causes pain in the upper back? When j stretch my neck forward and back I can feel a pulling?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

Usually this is related to tight muscles in the neck

specifically the trapezius muscle

It can be from injury or tension

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Should I go for a massage or chiropractor?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

massage

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

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