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Should I limit my activities because my ribs are bruised?
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Active to toleration
Not all rib bruises are the same.
Pain and discomfort will dictate what you can and cannot do. Activities that cause deep breathing may be more bothersome early after rib bruising. Restrictive clothing will also cause discomfort. Use your pain as your guide and advance at a slow pace to your individual tolerance.

In brief: Active to toleration
Not all rib bruises are the same.
Pain and discomfort will dictate what you can and cannot do. Activities that cause deep breathing may be more bothersome early after rib bruising. Restrictive clothing will also cause discomfort. Use your pain as your guide and advance at a slow pace to your individual tolerance.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine
In brief: Ribs
Allow pain to be your guide.

In brief: Ribs
Allow pain to be your guide.
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Dr. Brian Chimenti
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