A 19-year-old female asked:
Chest pain & trouble breathing from multiple rib dislocations(spinal & sternal). chiro tried hand manipulation 3x's but hasn't worked. suggestions?
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Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Did you receive: these dislocations from trauma? Fall off a climbing? There is the possibility that you have damaged your lung and developed a pneumothorax. You should go to an ER or stat care for a chest X-ray and evaluation.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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