Mid Upper back pain, gets crunching sound when stretched

Patient : I have back pain, its only on the mid back more towards the right ride. Its on the rib cage joint to the back done. When i try to stretch straightening my back, i get a crunching sound. It only happens on one spot every time i do. I get that crunching sound every 5 min as i try to stretch my back. I feel like slewing as the day does and makes me very uncomfortable. As advised by a General Physician i visited to a physio therapist. Explained add the issues i had and after checkup they found that the stop i get crunching sound and pain is hard. Muscles are not flexible there and was told that regular stretching should resolve it. I do workout. Stopped all the weight exercises and doing only the stretching only but its not helping me. Like i said i started getting crunching sound when i try to stretch. Below is my personal details I am staying in SouthAfrica (Midrand, Gauteng) from past 2 years, Indian born.
Symptoms:  Back Pain, feel like a hunch on the pain stop, crunching sound every time i stretch
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