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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

Dr. Benjamin Taylor
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Rib Fracture (Definition)

An injury that occurs when one of the bones in ...Read more


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How do you heal a broken rib?

Time: All broken bones heal with time usually. A high calcium diet may help speed things up if you're deficient, but ultimately, time is the only cure. ...Read more

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How can a broken rib be fixed?

How can a broken rib be fixed?

Rib fractures : Simple rib fractures are treated conservatively with pain management only.
Certain rib fractures that result in breathing difficulties and / or relentless pain are treated surgically with titanium plates. ...Read more

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How bad would a broken rib feel?

How bad would a broken rib feel?

It can be very : Painful but pain tolerances vary from individual to individual. Even a bruised or contused rib can be quite painful to the point that breathing can hurt. If causing enough pain or breathing difficulty, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a broken rib?

What are the symptoms of a broken rib?

Pain: Following some trauma?
Pain, shortness of breath, tender over that rib and perhaps above and below
sometimes numbness toward the front of the chest
if the underlying lung was traumatized:
pneumothorax
hematoma and pleural effusions are potentials. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a broken rib?

How can I tell if I have a broken rib?

Chest X-Ray...: Often you can suspect it by having pain with breathing. Broken ribs are usually caused by trauma of some sort (car accident, fights, falling, etc). The best test is an x-ray or ct scan to determine for sure. The treatment is usually just pain medication alone. Rarely is surgery used for broken ribs. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a broken rib?

How do you know if you have a broken rib?

Xray: The only way to know if your rib is truly broken is with a xray. This simple diagnostic test creates a picture of the rib cage which your physician can use to evaluate your pain. Sometimes it can be hard to see a fracture on xray. Typically, these breaks take up to 6 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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What works in taking care of a broken rib?

What works in taking care of a broken rib?

Rib fractures : Simple rib fractures are treated conservatively with pain management only.
Certain rib fractures that result in breathing difficulties and / or relentless pain are treated surgically.
I use titanium plates to repair the chest wall. ...Read more

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How long should it take a broken rib to heal?

How long should it take a broken rib to heal?

8 weeks: The ribs take approximately 8 weeks to heal. You'll likely have pain for a while after, however, due to the muscle injury associated with rib fractures. ...Read more

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Why does my broken rib still hurt after years?

Why does my broken rib still hurt after years?

Scar tissue : Scar tissue may have entrapped neighboring nerve. Or nerve may have been injured along with rib and a neuroma was formed. ...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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What can I do to help heal a broken rib from karate?

What can I do to help heal a broken rib from karate?

Rest: Rib injuries are pretty common in karate and MMA. Initially you may want to ice the sore ribs for 20 min at a time the first 3 days — most important time is right after the injury to limit swelling and bleeding. After that, it just takes time. We no longer recommend wrapping the chest with compression wraps because it will prevent you from taking full breaths and increase your risk of pneumonia ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: broken rib?

Broken/fractured: A rib is a bone & any loss of continuity of the cortex is a break or fracture. ...Read more

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How long after a broken rib can I start cycling again?

How long after a broken rib can I start cycling again?

6-8 weeks: The rib injuries always hurt and take time to heal, because they cannot be rested or immobilized. Be patient. ...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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How long is it supposed to it take for a broken rib to heal?

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Rib fractures : 6-8 weeks.
Simple rib fractures are treated conservatively with pain management only.
Certain rib fractures that result in breathing difficulties and / or relentless pain are treated surgically.
I use titanium plates to repair the chest wall. ...Read more

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I think I may have broken a rib. How do you treat a broken rib?

I think I may have broken a rib. How do you treat a broken rib?

Rib fractures : Simple rib fractures are treated conservatively with pain management only.
Certain rib fractures that result in breathing difficulties and / or relentless pain are treated surgically.
I use titanium plates to repair the chest wall. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to recover from a broken rib?

6-8 weeks: If only one!
Heals pretty well in a young person.
Older, more ribs, makes it longer! ...Read more

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I have broken rib — is it possible to have one for years, what to do?

I have broken rib — is it possible to have one for years, what to do?

Xrays: Rib fractures usually begin ossifying within 6 weeks. By one year a callus is evident. If a fractured rib re fractures many times, a mal union or non-union can occur. Evidence of previous healed or healing fractures can be seen on chest xrays or cat scans. ...Read more

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What's the fastest way to heal a broken rib? Do I wrap it up or just leave it be?

What's the fastest way to heal a broken rib? Do I wrap it up or just leave it be?

Variable: Be examined.
Get chest x-ray
front or back rib.
More than one rib?
Pain?
Complications can include pneumothorax, blood in chest, pneumonia.
Wraps usually are not very much help. ...Read more

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I have a broken rib cracked rib or what?

Medical evaluation: Self- diagnosis Is not a good approach. Medical history, xray and physical exam normally can rule in or rule out a fracture ; provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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A cop has a broken rib from being kicked by someone. What's the hospital procedure, how long are they there, and how long until they can work again?

Broken rib: A single broken rib without any other associated rib is likely to heal well in a reasonable period 4-8 weeks depending upon the degree of fracture and longer if more concerning underlying injury. They probably will just need light duty not off. This being a line of duty injury the police officer should be evaluated by a qualified Occupational Medicine physician. ...Read more

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How do I breathe with a broken rib?

How do I breathe with a broken rib?

Painful: Try to breath as deep as you can so you don't get pneumonia. ...Read more

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Can I practice yoga with a broken rib?

Can I practice yoga with a broken rib?

Yes.: Why not? If you can bear the discomfort and your physician agrees that it is safe for you, go right ahead.

He this helps! ...Read more

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Tried and true pain medicine for broken rib?

Tried and true pain medicine for broken rib?

Depends: People have different levels of pain tolerance. Where one person only needs Aspirin or tylenol, (acetaminophen) other people require significant levels of narcotics in order to function. ...Read more