health conditions


Question by  railby (13)

Why does the muscle over my ribs hurt?

I fell down during baseball practice.


Answer by  pinoot1976 (267)

It could probably be a muscle strain caused by the fall. However, you would need to make sure that it isn't a rib fracture or others by doing an x-ray.


Answer by  rajkumarvats (35)

There can be many reasons for this one is some minor rib fracture another majour reason for this can be is intercostal neuralgia i. e pain in intercoastal muscles that surrounds ribs. During and injury some of these muscles can also overstretched which may also cause this pain but to know exactly we have to diagnose the proper reason for this pain


Answer by  Tara27 (116)

When falling you could of bruise that area or stretched the muscles over your ribs which will cause them to hurt.


Answer by  worker2746 (2434)

Basketball playing will often cause the muscles over the ribs to hurt as they are streched in many ways not normally done.

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