The thoracic spine is the least mobile segment of your spinal column. It is an attachment point for the ribcage, and protects the heart and lungs. It plays a critical role in supporting your breathing pattern.        

Common Symptoms you may experience

  • Do you have sharp or burning pain in your chest or mid back?

  • Do you have stiffness or tightness or pressure like feeling in your mid back?

  • Do you experience pain on deep breathing, coughing, sneezing or on certain trunk movements?

  • Have you experienced numbness or tingling around the chest or breast?

Some of the Causes of your symptoms could be

  • Improper posture

  • T4 syndrome

  • Costochondritis

  • Hyper Kyphosis

  • Tietz Syndrome

  • Slipped Rib Syndrome

  • Scheuermann Disease

  • Herniated Disc

  • Compression Fracture in Osteporotic patients

  • Neck muscle tightness or trigger points referring pain into the thoracic spine

  • Systemic conditions 

How we can help you


Here at Physis PT and Rehab, we will provide an in-depth evaluation and retrain the neuromuscular system to improve muscle function and core strength so you can return your activities, painfree. 


12 East 44th Street, 

5th Floor

New York. NY 10017

Tel: 212-706-7480


Hours Of Operation:

Mon - Fri: 9 am - 8 pm 

​​Saturday: By Appointment Only

Sunday: Closed


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