Question by  sairamesh100yahoocoin (223)

It hurts to expand my rib cage. What's wrong?


Answer by  YellowCup (1650)

A broken or cracked ribs(s), or a pulled muscle in or near the rib cage. More serious could be a collasped lung or cardiac problems. Costochondritis, which is inflammation of rib cartlilage also can occur. Arthritis can cause rib cage pain as well.


Answer by  Vanessa (387)

It could be something as simple as sleeping the wrong way or it could be caused from a cracked rib.


Answer by  jalucia (936)

You may have a subluxated rib. that is the joint where the rib meets the spine has moved slightly out of place. Seeing a doctor or a chiropractor to move the rib back into place is definitely an option.


Answer by  worker5534 (518)

You can hurts to your expand your rib cage. Basically rib cage bone are very soft. this types of rib cage bones are made up of calcium and there will a bone cavity and filled with bone borrow.

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