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23 Mar 2007

Pressure/discomfort in middle back
I have been experiancing pressure and discomfort in the mid back region for sometime, i have noticed that it seems to increase after having eaten, can i please be advised in what i need to look at to eliminate this as its sometimes effects my entire chest making it uncomfortable to breath - i find i take shallow breaths.
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physiotherapist

01 Jan 0001

Could be linked to your diaphragm - try rubbing on your sternum from top to bottom and breathe into tummy.

Should help digestion and pain

Apologies for very slow response time
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