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A 33-year-old female asked:

Left side back muscle strain feeling btr w/ muscle rub, large knot. better now, but have a numb/tingle feeling under left breast on rib cage to back ?

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Dr. Wenhui Cao
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 29 years experience
Muscle verses nerve: Continue to use the rub, heating pad to treat the strain. If the numbness and tingling doesn't improve, the possibility of thoracic radiculopathy should be considered. Thoracic imaging such as MRI can be utilized for further work up

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Last updated Mar 7, 2017

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