How can I strengthen my thoracic spine?
- Squat with kettlebell overhead.
- Front squats and overhead squats.
- Wall/Floor angels.
- Y-lifts (on a ball, but also standing)
- Prone lying lifts with a stick.
Why does my back hurt in the thoracic area?
The most common cause of thoracic back pain is inflammation of the muscles or soft tissues of the thoracic spine. This inflammation can occur for a number of reasons: A sudden sprain or strain (as in car accidents or sports injuries). Sitting or standing in a slouched position for a long time.
Is walking good for thoracic back pain?
Exercise will also strengthen the muscle groups that support your mid-back to help relieve back muscle pain. Both specific exercises and stretches for this region together with general exercise, such as swimming, walking, cycling, are recommended.