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Upper Back Exercises

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Apr 2, 2024.

What do I need to know about upper back exercises?

Upper back exercises help heal and strengthen your back muscles and prevent another injury. Ask your healthcare provider if you need to see a physical therapist for more advanced exercises.

What do I need to know about exercise safety?

How do I perform upper back exercises safely?

Ask your healthcare provider which of the following exercises are best for you and how often to do them.

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor?

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