Upper Back And Chest Pain While Lying Down. Been going on for 5 months getting worse answered by dr. These are worrisome symptoms and i would recommed you see your pcp or an orthopedist or neurosurgeon.
Your pillow or mattress aren t a good fit. Greater force is applied on the chest when lying flat even if a person does not lie on the affected part. The various causes of chest wall pain may aggravate when lying flat especially when prone lying on the stomach chest.
It s difficult to determine the cause of the pain based on.
Your pillow or mattress aren t a good fit. Sometimes upper back and chest pain alleviates with rest or avoiding specific activities but not always. Sometimes muscular problems may cause pain in the chest and upper back. Gastrointestinal reflux disease a tight or burning pain in the middle chest and upper abdomen that occurs while lying down may be a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease gerd.