Individuals generally experience three kinds of back and neck pain. They include the upper body, the mid back (thoracic region) and the lower body pain. The upper body pain include occurs in neck, upper back, shoulders and arms. This is generally muscle related and could be because of muscle strain, degenerative tissues or a herniated disc. Mid back pain could be caused due muscle strain, a ruptured or herniated disc. The lower body pain includes the low back, gluteal muscles, hips and legs. This could be because of muscle strain, degenerative tissues, a herniated disc, sacroiliac joint disease, arthritis of the facet joint or a fracture in the lumbar vertebrae. All of these conditions are treated for under the Chronic neck and back pain treatments in Manipal Hospitals.