A 34-year-old female asked:
intermit midbackpain wheremy spine curves frm scoliosis. radiates around under right ribs. what could cause? months b/t episodz sometimes.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Soofia Khan answered
30 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Midbackpain and ribs: Scoliosis is an unhealthy curvature of a normally straight spine, affecting 12 million people worldwide. A rotation of the vertebra and the rib cage usually accompanies this unhealthy curve. Bio-mechanical stresses that could potentially cause rib pain. Cobbs angle needs to be measured by spine x ray to ensure curvature is not compressing the pulmonary space. Also monitor your respiration /heart.C.
Answered on Aug 19, 2018
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