Slipping Rib Syndrome
was in the ER last Sat with terrible pain in my right side. It’s been on and off for a month. All the tests were good. The doc said he thought it was Slipping Rib Syndrome but he had no idea how to fix it. I’ve read on the web that if anti inflammatory meds don’t help then surgery to remove the cartilage from the 12th floating rib is possible and corrects the problem. I’d like to know if anyone else has had this problem and how was it corrected?
It’s caused when the lungs become enlarged and press the ribs down. The bottom rib rubs on the top of the hip bone and causes inflammation.
Log in to reply.