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A 31-year-old female asked:

had chest pain and sore arms/ hard2 breathe chiro said i have 3 ribs out and my rib cage was twisted. what does that mean & how can i help it at home?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Diagnosis: Those are not medical diagnoses - it's unclear what, if anything, is really wrong with your rib cage or what the cause of your chest pain might be. May i gently suggest that you see a medical doctor?
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Who knows ?: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, chiro, etc. do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. They therefore remain "alternative". Be careful and watch your $$

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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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