Doctors Lounge - Orthopedics AnswersBack to Orthopedics Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 10/01/2017.
Forum Name: Spinal problems and back pain
|roadsideromeo - Wed Oct 28, 2009 5:58 pm||
I was met with an accident 3 months ago,now I have pain in my chest and under shoulder blades.It pains much during sleeping and while coughing.done x-ray,doctor told everything is fine.but it still pain.I was taking prescribed medicine, but they use to give comfort for the period I used them ,after that the problem still persist.I get much comfort when heat is applied onto that area .Is this due to lack of calcium??
|Tom Plamondon PA-C - Sun Nov 01, 2009 7:33 pm||
No this is not a result of calcium depletion. A balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, proteins, carbohydrates and low fat dairy should give you enough calcium.
You'll need to check with a chiropractor, osteopath or physical therapist to see if a rib is out of place and thus "put back in place".
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.