Rib pain can happen for an abundance of different reasons. You could be experiencing rib pain because you slept in an odd position or you bruised your ribs and need to address the issue as quickly as possible. Regardless of the reason, a chiropractic adjustment could be exactly what you need to make your body feel in better shape. Rib pain can greatly hinder your movements and cause even more damage in the future. It’s best to contact a chiropractic practice as soon as possible to figure out how to treat your unease.

The Symptoms Of Rib Pain

You might think that it must be obvious if you have rib pain because your rib hurts, but that’s not always the case. Rib pain can be in your mid-back or the upper front area of your back depending on what rib is hurting and what part. Additionally, the front part of your chest where the sternum rests can also be a sign that you are suffering from rib pain. Pain while deeply breathing through your lungs is another sign that you might be dealing with some rib pain. Lastly, you’ll know if you have rib pain if there is pain that’s radiating all through your back as well as around the ribs and the sternum. It can be difficult to figure out where the pain is coming from when it comes to your ribs, but these symptoms will help you figure out what’s going on with your body.

Why Do I Have Rib Pain?

Rib pain can occur for a myriad of reasons. You can be suffering from rib pain because of the listed below reasons:

  • Thoracic spine
  • Rib articulations
  • Costochondritis
  • Broken/fractured ribs
  • Muscle spasms
  • Inflamed rib cartilage
  • Osteoporosis
  • Inflammation of the lung linings

There are more reasons you might be experiencing rib pain in your body. You won’t know for sure why you have rib pain until you come into our chiropractic care to figure out what’s going on.

How To Treat Rib Pain

Treating rib pain is relatively straightforward, unless you’ve experienced broken or fractured ribs or you have costochondritis. A fractured or a broken rib needs to heal in its own time and you need to be very careful. For the most part, treating rib pain can occur when you come to see a chiropractor. When you come to Morreale Chiropractic, we’ll use various techniques to treat your pain. We’ll incorporate stretching, massage, and loosen up the area that is causing you discomfort.

Our chiropractic services range from a holistic healing touch to focusing on injuries you may have sustained and that are still bothering your body. We treat common symptoms, conditions, injuries with a variety of techniques that will focus on healing areas of your body that might be causing your pain. You can feel better, function easier, and you won’t have to be consumed by discomfort. If you want to take care of your rib pain, then it’s time to schedule a free consultation with Morreale Chiropractic.