I had surgery on C4-C6 in April and I have the same pain as all of you describe. I woke up in recovery complaining of the pain between my shoulders and in my shoulders. Dr said it was positional, the way I was on the operating table, and it would go away. Well 2 years later and lots of PT it has not gone away. It feels like it generates from somewhere in the middle of my breast toward the nipple area, and is a cross between an electrical current type sensation to a muscle spasm sensation. Does anyone have any idea what this is? Is this related to any type of breast cancer symptoms?
The rhomboid muscles attach to T3, T4, T5, and the shoulder blades. The rhomboids help move the shoulder blades. Rhomboid muscle strain and spasm causes upper back pain between the shoulder blades. Some patients describe the muscle spasms and discomfort as knots in the back. Upper Back Pain Treatment: First Response: Ice and Heat Therapy. Jun 11, · 6. Heart condition. Some heart conditions can present as pain in the shoulder blade region. For example, aortic dissection is a serious, life-threatening condition that occurs when the heart’s largest artery gets a tear and may cause severe pain that can move under or near the shoulder blade. 2 A heart attack may also present as pain felt in the upper back and/or shoulder.
What does a muscle spasm feel like? Muscle spasms range in intensity from mild twitches to severe pain. The spastic muscle may feel harder than normal to the touch, and/or appear visibly distorted. It may show visible signs of twitching. Spasms may typically last from seconds to 15 minutes or longer, and may recur multiple times before going away. muscle spasms under breast in ribs judybg1 I have muscle spasm in or around the ribs on both sides (in the front under the breast and sometimes in the back at the same horizontal position), it feels like a ball rolling, in that it switches sides.