Mid Back Pain

Middle Back Pain

Understanding Mid Back | Middle Back Pain

Mid or Middle back pain is a growing aliment in the current computer age. We are sitting more and more as a society. The increased use of computers, laptops, and handheld devices can promote poor posture and strain on the middle back. The middle back is also known as, thoracic spine, upper back or mid back. It is made up of 12 moveable vertebra, many muscle groups and the ribs also connect to the middle back spinal bones. Middle back pain can come from the intervertebral joints, facets, disc, ligaments, muscles and nerve roots. Chiropractic adjustments are a safe and effective treatment to most sources of middle back pain. Pain can be experienced as local pain to the area or pain can refer up or down. Pain can be deep into the joint or surface pain in the muscles. There are many presentations of middle back pain. It is important to get checked by a chiropractor for these conditions. 


Monday:        9:00 – 12:00
                      3:00 –  5:00


Tuesday:        Closed


Wednesday:  9:00 – 12:00
                      3:00 – 6:00


Thursday:      9:00 – 12:00
                      3:00 – 6:00


Friday:            9:00 – 1:00

Dr. Brett Stephens


Multidisciplinary Approach

At Axe Chiropractic we take a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of mid back pain. A complete examination will be performed to verify the cause of the pain. Proper diagnostic imaging may be ordered to rule out other factors. The first level of treatment will be a customized plan of Chiropractic adjustments, specific exercises and stretches. Chiropractic adjustments usually resolve the issue but if the expected results from the adjustments are not accomplished a referral to our medical doctors may be necessary to assist in the treatment. Axe Chiropractic is one of the few chiropractic offices in DFW that works hand and hand with medical doctors to properly treat and manage spinal conditions and injuries.

Common causes of Mid Back Pain

Poor posture -seated, standing.

Desk and computer use

Sleeping position

Sprains or strains




Strenuous exercise

Sneezing and Coughing

Poor Lifting techniques.