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Mon, Apr 1 2:13pm · Sadness over diagnosis in Just Want to Talk

Im not doing physical therapy right now but I'm going to ask my orthopedic doctor about it. I feel they can steer me in the right direction. Thank you

Sun, Mar 31 4:29pm · Sadness over diagnosis in Just Want to Talk

Does anyone have any ideas on what low impact exercises I can do while my ribs are healing. I heard swimming is not good but I don't know. Thx?

Sat, Mar 30 7:39pm · Sadness over diagnosis in Just Want to Talk

Hello. My name is Karen. I have asthma and bronchitis I've had since I was 21. I'm now 60 yrs old. I was diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia a fast and irregular heartbeat. Its not as serious as Afib but can turn into a Afib with time. I had a procedure done called cryoablation the part of the ventricle that is causing the heartbeat to race is frozen.and the heart is 'reset' in a sense. Afib is treated in the same way. I cracked multiple ribs 6months ago and some of them are slow to heal and the pain is relentless esp from coughing from my asthma. I finally went to a orthopedic Dr and was diagnosed with osteopenia and degenerative disc disease. Not a diagnosis I'm happy with but at least we're on the right track with being treated for the right issues. Hope everything works out for you.

Wed, Feb 13 1:44pm · Cracked ribs in Bones, Joints & Muscles

Breathing is ok. Trying to cough and move is painful. It's very frustrating right now

Tue, Feb 12 3:06pm · Cracked ribs in Bones, Joints & Muscles

Thank you. Do you have a guess how how long the healing takes? When I go back to work will I need to tough it out and deal with the pain while I'm working/moving . I appreciate any thoughts .

Tue, Feb 12 1:48pm · Cracked ribs in Bones, Joints & Muscles

Hi everyone. My name is Karen. I’ve been dealing with between 3-12 cracked ribs according to a hospital diagnosis which started as a bad cough from asthma/bronchitis. I’ve been off work because of the pain . I go back and. Can’t finish the shift . I’m stressing out about my job and the financial concerns that come up.

Mon, Jan 14 9:14pm · Muscle pain in Bones, Joints & Muscles

After a chiropractor appointment I felt worse. My coughing from asthma is aggravating it.

Mon, Jan 14 9:12pm · Muscle pain in Bones, Joints & Muscles

Hello what are fluorscopy guided injections? Is is painful?