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Rehabilitation

Bruised or fractured ribs

10/24/2006

Question:

MY HUSBAN JUMPED A FENCE AND LANDED ON HIS RIBS HIS BEEN IN ALOT OF PAIN SINCE . WHEN HE TURNS , BREATHS OR LAUGHS , WHAT CAN HE DO FOR THIS? I HERE THEIRS NO CURE FOR THIS THEY HEAL ON THEIR OWN BUT IM CONCERNED BECAUSE HIS DIABETIC ?

Answer:

You are correct that there is no “cure” for bruised ribs. Presence of diabetes should not significantly affect his recovery.

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Response by:

Stephen J Page, PhD Stephen J Page, PhD
Director of Research, Associate Professor
Drake Center
University of Cincinnati