How can you heal torn rib cartilage?


Unlike broken bones, a torn rib cartilage cannot be bandaged up or put in a cast and allowed to heal. If you tear a rib cartilage, it can take anywhere from 6 to 12 weeks to heal. You may be prescribed strong painkillers and told to take non-steroidal inflammatory drugs but ultimately rest and refrain from strenuous activity until the tear has completely healed.
Q&A Related to "How can you heal torn rib cartilage?"
1. Get plenty of rest. When a costochondral separation has been diagnosed, it will be imperative to get rest so that the cartilage can heal and also to reduce the pain of movement
If the ribs were not attached to the sternum by cartilage (which is flexible) it would be more difficult to breathe, because as you inhale and exhale the chest needs to be able to
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It should be pointed out that this is called costal cartilage because "costal" refers to ribs. It is what attaches the ribs to the sternum (breastbone). Technically, it
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