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Why does my rib move when i push it from the back?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: It is more flexible

As it is a thinner bone with cartilage attachments and designed to move with our breathing and the lower ribs are not attached up front and known as floating ribs in layman terms.

In brief: It is more flexible

As it is a thinner bone with cartilage attachments and designed to move with our breathing and the lower ribs are not attached up front and known as floating ribs in layman terms.
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