A 27-year-old female asked:
I have been having pain around my left front side of lower ribs for months now. i also have back pain that almost feels like a pulled muscle. ideas?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
You've answered it!: Best to see an osteopathic physician, who can help you with both issues further. S/he can do a osteopathic structural musculoskeletal examination of your head, neck, back, hips, sacrum, pelvis, lower/upper extremities, and ribs to see how your postural mechanics, gait, asymmetric compensatory patterns are all working together to determine what exactly is happening, and provide treatment.
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