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Spine Care

Mid-back (Thoracic) Conditions

The chest area includes the 12 vertebrae after the cervical vertebrae. The first thoracic vertebra is where the top rib attaches to the spine. Problems in this area usually affect the chest and the legs. Injuries to the upper thoracic area can affect breathing. Thoracic injuries can also affect bowel and bladder control.

Identifying your symptoms, along with an accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause is the first step. WellSpan Spine Care team treats a variety of conditions of the thoracic area including:

Spine Thoracic

Disc Conditions

Acute and Chronic Conditions

Nerve Pain


  • Metastatic Disease
  • Myeloma

Muscle, Tendon, Ligament and Joint Pain

  • Sprain/strain
  • Muscle spasms/cramps

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