Whatever may the cause be for you to suffer from upper left back pain it is necessary to treat it as soon as possible if you wish not to suffer long. Is you are involved in athletic activities then warming up before starting your session can be a good idea. While preventing the pain in the first place is the best treatment proper massages exercises on a regular basis can be good options to treat chronic and acute pains.
Stretching and sleeping on mattresses that are semi-hard in texture can be a great option to look into. Further, paying attention to maintain the correct body posture can be a great way to deal the issue. While more specific treatments are available, it is solely dependent on the cause of the issue. The formula of cycles of rest, ice pack, muscle compressions and muscle elevation can be a great way to reduce upper left back pains. Both hot and cold compresses have their own benefits.