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Slipping Rib Syndrome

Slipping Rib Syndrome - SRS: Causes and Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatments | National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS)

Slipping Rib Syndrome - Symptoms

While the condition is rare, one can look out for these early signs and symptoms of slipping rib syndrome:

  • Intense pain in the lower chest or upper abdomen
  • A tender spot at the border of the rib, and reproduction of pain when pressing the tender spot
  • Pain can be sharp or dull, and can last for hours to weeks
  • Worsening of pain with certain movements such as stretching, twisting the trunk, bending, carrying heavy loads