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Treatment for. Scar tissue from a broken rib?

Treatment for. Scar tissue from a broken rib?

Time: Usually time is your best friend. Physical therapy and ultrasound treatment may help but may be painful and will not necessarily expedite or improve healing. ...Read more

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Dr. James Hocker
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What are the best treatment options to relieve a broken rib?

What are the best treatment options to relieve a broken rib?

Pain in chest: If uncomplicated after exam by a physician, you should rest, take pain meds if needed, apply ice to the site and be sure to breathe as deeply as possible while healing which can take 4-6 weeks.Do not wrap your chest even though it may feel better! ...Read more

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Physical therapy of multiple rib fracture?

Physical therapy of multiple rib fracture?

My protocol: For my patients who have rib fracture surgery, I use immediate shoulder range of motion exercises and core stretching. Breathing exercises and incentive spirometer use is also key. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to cure a broken rib?

How long does it usually take to cure a broken rib?

Gnenrslly 3-6 weeks: It depends on the severity and if there is an associated flail chest or punctured lung or hemopneumothorax which require urgent care. However in the vast majority of cases nothing is done. This will take a minimum of 3 weeks for callus formation to stabilize the fracture and decrease pain but may take up to two years for complete healing. ...Read more

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Will a non Union rib fracture heal after surgery to cure cushing's disease?

Will a non Union rib fracture heal after surgery to cure cushing's disease?

Not if it is an est-: -ablished non union. It will help in the future but may need surgery this time. Get evaluation by a thoracic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can someone with newly broken rib dance?

How can someone with newly broken rib dance?

Slow dance: Depends on how you dance. Certainly no lifts and no strenuous or sudden movements. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib(s)?

Pain with inhalation: The most classic symptom is rib pain (often severe) with a deep breath. If the fracture is severe the rib may float independently from the other ribs. ...Read more

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