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Thoracic pain is the pain and discomfort caused due to damage to the muscles, nerves, bones, and joints of the upper and middle part of the spine. Pain in the thoracic area can vary from a dull ache to burning or sharp, stabbing pain. It may be associated with stiff muscles, muscle spasms, fatigue, weakness in the arms or legs, or difficulty sleeping. The experts at Advanced Spine Institute LLC offer highly specialized care and treatment for thoracic spine conditions in Saint Louis, Missouri. Click on the below tabs to learn more about the various conditions affecting your thoracic spine.

  • Thoracic Pain Thoracic Pain

    Thoracic pain is the pain and discomfort caused due to damage to the muscles, nerves, bones, and joints of the upper and middle part of the spine.

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  • Mid-back Pain Mid-back Pain

    Mid-back pain is also called as thoracic pain or upper back pain. It occurs at the back of the chest and is much less common than lower back pain. It may occur due to poor posture, muscle strain, improper lifting and bending, physical inactivity, sports injury, a trauma in a car accident, cancer, or an autoimmune disease.

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  • Thoracic Disc Herniation Thoracic Disc Herniation

    Thoracic herniation disc is a condition in which the outer fibers (annulus) of the intervertebral disc are damaged causing the soft inner material of the nucleus pulposus to rupture out of its space. This condition can be extremely serious if it occurs in the thoracic spine.

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  • Thoracic Myelopathy Thoracic Myelopathy

    Thoracic myelopathy is a disorder resulting from severe spinal cord compression in the thoracic region. The spinal cord in this region typically gets compressed as a result of bulging or herniated discs, spinal trauma, or bone spurs causing severe pain and discomfort. Thoracic decompression surgery is one of the effective ways to treat thoracic myelopathy.

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Advanced Spine Institute

for Neck and Back Surgery

3009 North Ballas Road
Suite 320A & Suite 269C
St. Louis, MO 63131

Practice Hours

Dr. David Robson

Suite 320A

Monday to Friday - 8 : 00 AM - 4 : 30 PM

Dr. Todd Stewart/ Dr. Michael Reiter

Suite 269C

Monday to Thursday - 8 : 00 AM - 4 : 30 PM
Friday - 8 : 00 AM - 12 : 00 PM