Remember, stretch everyday to ensure proper functioning of working muscles. This is especially important for the upper back, known as our thoracic region. These muscles pull on the base of the skull and can cause tension in our shoulder and neck. We have provided some simple basic stretches that can be done on a daily basis to help relieve all that built up tension a lot of us carry in our thoracic area. There are many varieties of stretches from simple head tilts to more deep maneuvers that target the upper back, trapezius muscles and shoulders. Including some daily stretching is vital to good mobility, so take a look through and try them out for a few minutes a day. click on the link below for examples of upper back stretches.