upper right ribs got compressed extremely tight now it won't stop hurting

Rib pain: sometimes midback, sometimes also breastbone.

Rib pain: sometimes midback, sometimes also breastbone.

My friend came and hugged me n squeezed

really hard and I felt and heard a popping noise n its killing me
How do I relieve the pain?





Hello,
Tell your friend to stop killing you with kindness! He's sprung a rib. It's probably not cracked, though it could be. The usual sign is pain with breathing.

It's one of the conditions that we chiros love to treat. It usually, though I can't promise you always, gets better with just a few treatments.

Meantime be careful, use ice for pain control.

Dr Barrie Lewis


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