Rib cage pain includes any pain or discomfort in the area of the ribs.
Pain - rib cage
With a broken rib, the pain gets worse when bending and twisting the body. Such movement does not cause the pain in those who have
pleurisy(swelling of the lining of the lungs) or muscle spasms.
- Bruised, cracked, or fractured rib
- Inflammation of cartilage near the breastbone (
- Pleurisy (the pain is worse when breathing deeply)