I hurt my back doing a shoulder exercise. The area in pain is in the middle of my back between my spine and shoulder blade. The pain seems deeper, and a massage in the area does not help. Could it be a pulled muscle? Please help.
The pain that you had could be a facet joint irritation and lock. I suggest you apply a lot of ice in that area and do a bit of foam rolling. Do some thoracic mobilization, like lying over the foam roller and arching back. Slowly move it up and down. You could have anti-inflammatory tablets if you were prescribed them earlier. Icing is to be continued for two days for 15 minutes once every two hours.
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