These upper back pain stretching and strengthening exercises should help you find back pain relief. They are easy to do at home or in the office. For Doctor Jo's blog post about this video, visit: The first stretch is for your thoracic area. 302 Wellington St. East Aurora, On 905.751.0200 In this short video, Dr. Greg MacLuckie demonstrates the most effective home exercises to manage upper back pain and stiffness.