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Muscle spasms rib cage area

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Either: Cold/ice applied for 15-20 minutes can reduce pain and inflammation and is usually my preferred form of "modality" treatment. Heat, can reduce spasm, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Diaphragm.: It could be your diaphragm. Make sure you stretch your trunk muscles routinely, it could help.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Absolutely: The intercostal muscle insert on the ribs and can certainly go into spasm. There are a number of potential causes and usually a detailed exam and app... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
Neurology 37 years experience
Several possibilitie: I am sorry to hear of your pain. The differential diagnosis includes scoliosis with muscle spasm along the convexity of the curve, thoracic nerve roo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 37 years experience
Pulled muscle: can do this. Other conditions that can cause pain in this area include Gall bladder disease, pleurisy and heart disease. Your description sounds like ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Muscle irritability: Frequent muscle spasms or cramps can be due to deficiencies of calcium or magnesium. Your physician can order the appropriate tests if symptoms persis... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Muscle Spasm: Severe cough and undue exertion like lifting heavy stuff can cause such symptoms.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
Many problems: A Osteochronditis, Neurotic interribs.bad positions Pleiades etc could be be the etiology of you condition.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 39 years experience
Maybe you are: Hungry? If your stomach pain and growling and muscle spasms are severe you should see a doctor ro possible a gastroenterologist.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Yes : The spasm can be from stress and strain massage and rest and hydration all help.
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