Chest And Upper Back Pain When Breathing. Feeling or hearing a crack before. The condition is potentially life threatening and requires immediate medical attention.
Dull achiness that is felt in the upper back and chest perhaps just on one side and or possibly extending into the shoulder area. The muscles of the back and chest work together to perform movements and stabilize the upper body. Repetitive use or overuse of multiple muscle groups for example through activities such as rowing can lead to aching pain.
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot in an artery of your lung.
The most common symptom of pulmonary embolism. The most common symptom of pulmonary embolism. It can occur in one or both lungs. A bruised or broken fractured rib could also cause pain in the chest or mid to upper back particularly when a person breathes in.