Re: Back/ rib pain
Welcome to the board. Hopefully the X-ray will reveal what is causing your pain.
If it is something like a ligament, it can take a long time to heal...as can a cracked rib. Sometimes what doctors will consider a small injury can be an ongoing source of pain to the patient. If it turns out to be a ligament or a cracked rib, and you need to just let Mother Nature take her course and let your body heal it up, there are some topical products you can use to help ease the pain....something like Bio Freeze or a really great Chinese product called Zheng Gu Shui - Chinese External Analgesic Lotion. It looks like soy sauce, and is a think liquid. It is used by Martial artists to soothe their injuries, and has worked great for some of my pain issues. It is available online if you can't find it locally.
Last edited by teteri66; 02-28-2012 at 05:45 AM.