Causes Of Upper Back Pain

Kathryn Merrow on August 17th, 2011

Massage therapy is excellent natural medicine for upper back pain. Massage feels good and is good for you, too.  It boosts your immune system, improves your circulation and can even get rid of pain. Upper back pain is most often caused by


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Kathryn Merrow on December 21st, 2010

Did you know that upper back pain can be caused by poor posture?  You bet! Just last week I received a comment from a woman who said, “I had no idea that posture could cause upper back pain!” Here’s the link to an article about a way to get better posture and start getting rid […]


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Kathryn Merrow on December 15th, 2010

If you have upper back pain you probably have stiffness in your back.  And how about your posture?   Did you know that poor posture can cause upper back pain?  There is a definite tie-in. I will always believe that massage is the best thing to help muscles relax but stretching is the next best.  So, […]


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Kathryn Merrow on November 29th, 2010

What’s the most common cause of upper back pain?  Did you guess your muscles?  You are right! Muscles are responsible for most of our aches and pains.  And the medical profession doesn’t have the time to figure out why.  Instead they just write prescriptions to mask the pain. How come?  Well, it takes


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Kathryn Merrow on November 18th, 2010

“Knots” or muscle spasms in your upper back happen for a reason. Almost all pain happens for a reason or a cause.  If you get rid of the cause, you can get rid of the pain! Most often the reason for upper back muscle spasms is


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Kathryn Merrow on August 24th, 2010

When you learned to walk, your spine did this really neat thing.  It developed curves to help you stand “straight.” When we say, “Stand up straight,” it really means stand tall; stand with the proper curves in your spine; stand with your head over your body instead of in front of it. See this fellow […]


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Kathryn Merrow on August 11th, 2010

What causes shoulder blade pain and back tightness and pain? Here’s an email I received from a healthy young man who always exercised with no health issues other than debilitating back pain. I used to work a very physical job with a lot of heavy lifting, bending, and twisting for an 8 1/2 hour shift. […]


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Kathryn Merrow on July 3rd, 2010

What makes your muscles turn into knots in your upper back?  Well, they are not really “knots.”  They are a type of muscle spasm.  Here’s one example. See this little guy?  His head is way in front of his body.  The dotted line indicates the midline of his body.  The line should be passing through […]


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Kathryn Merrow on July 1st, 2010

What causes upper back pain?  What can you do to get rid of it naturally?  Good questions! Here is the replay of a teleseminar (Internet recording) that explains the answers to those questions. Upper Back Pain – Causes & Natural Cures (<– click here) (The “Back Pain Relief” button at the bottom of the teleseminar […]


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