How does upper cross syndrome cause back pain in the thoracic region?

Are you struggling with the discomfort of Upper Cross Syndrome (UCS)? Join us in this enlightening video as we dive deep into the causes and effects of UCS, shedding light on the strain it places on your body.

But here’s the good news – chiropractic care can be your beacon of hope! Learn how expert chiropractic interventions can not only alleviate the symptoms of UCS but also address its root causes. Our dedicated professionals are here to guide you on a journey towards improved posture, reduced pain, and enhanced well-being.

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– Mujawar JC, Sagar JH. Prevalence of Upper Cross Syndrome in Laundry Workers. Indian J Occup Environ Med. 2019 Jan-Apr;23(1):54-56. doi: 10.4103/ijoem.IJOEM_169_18. PMID: 31040591; PMCID: PMC6477943.

– Sasun, A. R., Jawade, S., & Chitale, N.. (2022). Measuring the Efficacy of Myofascial Rollers and Post-isometric Relaxation Technique in Relieving Pain Intensity and Postural Deviation Using Plumb Line Assessment for the Treatment of Upper Cross Syndrome in Dental Undergraduate (UG) Students. Cureus.

– Firouzjah MH, Firouzjah EMAN, Ebrahimi Z. The effect of a course of selected corrective exercises on posture, scapula-humeral rhythm and performance of adolescent volleyball players with upper cross syndrome. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2023 Jun 14;24(1):489. doi: 10.1186/s12891-023-06592-7. PMID: 37316911; PMCID: PMC10265808.


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