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A 48-year-old female asked:

Have chronic1st rib joint inflammation from injury to ligament. rib keeps popping out of joint. allergic to asa and derivatives. what can i take?

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 38 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) ice exercise: Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain, as needed. Follow directions on label. Ice for about 30-45 minutes will address inflammation and swelling, never apply ice to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Repeat 3-4 times dailt. Gentle range of motion and low impact cardiovascular exercises.
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013


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