Diaphragm: Chest Pain, Rib Pain, Difficulty Breathing

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Diaphragm: Chest Pain, Rib Pain, Difficulty Breathing

Post  DHF on Sat Feb 21, 2015 2:10 pm

Diaphragm: Chest Pain, Rib Pain, Difficulty Breathing

What pain and symptoms are associated with the diaphragm?

Chest pain
Pain around the bottom ribs
Can cause a ‘stitch’ or sharp pain in the side
A band of pain across the middle back

Where is the diaphragm muscle?

The diaphragm is a mushroom shaped muscle that lies under the middle to lower ribcage.
What movements does the diaphragm muscle control?

Elevates and expands the ribcage when inhaling

Activities that cause diaphragm pain and symptoms:

Labored breathing (asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia)
Gasping for air during sports activities
Hyperventilation


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