Had recent surgery on v.C2 thru C7 after years of warning to be cautious cuz it's in bad shape. Pain you have in upper back may be similar. Gentle exercises suggested by phys.therapist can help, along with pain pills, and condition upper back, neck, shoulders. No lifting more than 5kg. You are so young, try all you can to keep it from worsening and hurting your life / family.