Upper and mis left back pain

Patient : I have had severe back pain that is getting worse for the last 5 years. It goes from my spine around to my front chest. All my pain is on my left upper or mid back. It is terrible when I wake up in the morning or sitting for long periods but is constant throughout the day. I have had xrays and MRI's that show nothing. I am on pain meds Percocet just so I can get through the day. I just wish I could get a diagnosis so I can go from there. I have tried Physiotherapy, AMS needles, Massage, acupuncture, cortisone needles, chiropractor, sports medicine doctor you name it. PLEASE HELP
Symptoms:  Upper mid left back pain
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I have pain in my shins after being on my feet for a while. The orthopedist thought it was sciatica, but my primary d...

Q: Is upper back pain normal with strept throat ?

Q: I have had a two level Spinal Fusion but the surgery has not worked or helped with my pain levels which have increase...

Q: Chronic lower back pain a right shoulder stuffiness

Q: I had an MRI for some back problems but it came back with this: "Small 1.3 cm lesion in the prepontine cistern, ...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon