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Upper back pain

I have now had upper back pain for 5 months.  Been to a Chiroprator for 3 and no better now seeing a back specialist GP who xrayed me and found nothing now on hydrochortizone injections which help for about 10 days then my pain gets worse again.  My right thumb tip is now feeling very strange almost numb and tingly. I get constant back spasms in my upper back and up to my neck.  I am soooo completely fed up and starting to think i will be like this forever.  Doc has suggested a scan but thinks again nothing will show up. I am so fed up. 30 years old and unable to pick things up and go to the gym as gets to painful and starts spasming again.

Can anyone help me :o(
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you might try physical therapy..or a muscle relaxant shot...an mri will show if you need more serious attention..good luck
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Had an mri yesterday - terrifying experiance. but just wandered does anyone know is a thoracic spine mri will show up any problems with my shoulder blade section which is close to the spine?

Have to wait 10 days for my results. after 5 months of pain i am really hoping they will find soemthing and cure me as i am so fed up.
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hi,I agree your doctor,MRI will show nothing.I wonder that do you neck can bend to six directions free?,if so,Soft tissue injure in your neck maybe possible reason.So don't worry,try alternative medicine....
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