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Upper back and neck injuries are relatively rare in sport and more often occur

from activities of daily living, such as waking up with a wry neck (torticollis).


Neck injuries that are sustained in sport must be taken very seriously, especially if they are associated with symptoms of concussion or referred pain into the shoulders and arms. Injuries and conditions that cause upper back and neck pain that can be treated successfully with massagare:

  • Stiff neck (not in acute phase)

  • Brachial plexopathy(not in acute phase)

  • Neck strain (not in acute phase after first 48 hours)

  • Intervertebral sprains

  • Kyphosis

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

  • Radiating neck pain

  • Whiplash (not in acute phase after first 72 hours)

  • Pain in the neck

  • Cervicalgia

  • Tight muscles in upper back and neck

  • Inflamed Cervical and Thoracic Muscle Attachments

  • Referred chest pain, pain on breathing (from Thoracic area)

  • Referred shoulder pain (from upper back and/or neck)

  • Winged scapular

  • Pec Strain

  • TMJ

  • Tension headaches

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