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what exercises are good for Costochondritis

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Mosit heat or ice: Over-the-counter pain relievers. Costochondritis symptoms can often be controlled with Acetaminophen (tylenol, others), Ibuprofen (advil, motrin, othe ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No exercises: U need 2 use ice, nsaids ; activity modification. If persistent c ur pcp 2 r/o pulmonary cause or cardiac origin.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Non impact: non impact exercise that keeps you breathing fairly deep but not too rapid and not hunched over should be helpful.
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Costochondritis: Consider gentle massage, modalities, progressive flexibility, and stabilization approach.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See pain specialist: Anti-inflammatory medications and steroid injections into the joints may help.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Magnesium oil: Transdermal magnesium oil topically on skin can block substance p the mediator of pain. Zinc is also helpful. To lose weight try eating 6 small meals ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Nonsteroidal med: Nosteroidal anti inflammatory drugs like Motrin Aleve (naproxen) etc are better though Codeine containing drugs can be used for pain relief.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Exercise no help: Exercise would more likely worsen than help costochondritis. If NSAIDs irritate your stomach, consider topical NSAID, some of which are available with ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes depends on you : One of the ways we evaluate you is what is your pain score from 1 to 10. Also where is your bursitis? Local therapy like exercise and physical therapy ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Willem Jacobus Snyman
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Costochondritis: Costochondritis can flare up again, especially if it did not clear up completely. The clicking sound associated with your heartbeat is something to b ... Read More
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