Posted On:3/11/2004 10:13pm
I was sparring a week ago and I took a really solid knee to the left side of my rib cage from the clinch. It dropped me! The pain was intense, I couldn't breath and I thought I may have broken a rib or something. Thankfully it wasn't broken. Its now a week later and any time I get hit in that area hard or light, it drops me and I cannot breathe for a bit. This wouldn't worry me so much if I didnt have a thai fight coming up in a month. Is there anything I can do to help it heal or not make it hurt so much during sparring? do u think it will be healed in a month?
Posted On:3/11/2004 10:31pm
Let it heal
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Posted On:3/12/2004 1:07am
Style: Kung Fu
Rib fractures are hard to pick up on a plain film x-ray. A bone scan might show something a few months from now.
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Posted On:3/12/2004 1:39am
Style: Street Yoga
If you don't have pain when you breathe, you are fine. Just don't get it hit again for the next week or so. It probably isn't broken, just bruised.
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Posted On:3/12/2004 1:50am
my father screwed up his ribcage before and it hurt every time he breathed. i think it took like 6 months before he could really work out and was in fighting shape again.
Posted On:3/12/2004 2:11am
Style: jits with hits
Could be a subluxed rib, I had one of those recently. I could hear a pop as it dislocated and relocated whenever my girlfriend hugged me. It took me out of training for six months. Rest and prescription anti-inflammatories finally did the trick.
Just because it doesn't hurt when you breathe doesn't mean you're ok. See a doctor.
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Posted On:3/12/2004 2:19am
Style: Liu Seong Gung Fu
Posted On:3/12/2004 3:57pm
my condition doesent sound like any you described. It only hurts when I get hit there for about a minute and then Im fine again.
Posted On:3/12/2004 7:06pm
then you just got a bruise.
if it was broke, you would know it.
Posted On:3/12/2004 7:23pm
Style: 10th Planet JJ
Yeah, just don't do any hard sparring for a while, and let the bruise heal. You'll be fine.
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