Lately when i bend over a musle right under my

Patient

Q: Lately when i bend over a musle right under my right rib cage strains,streches and ihave to lean way back and hope it stops. Hurts bad there for while after

Doctor

A:   Thank you for choosing Ask The Doctor.

I think that you have a muscle strain. You can try doing RICE to help you to recover the muscle from the strain. RICE is:
Rest - rest the muscles in the rib and do not exercise them often. Avoid any strain on it
Ice the muscle area for 15 mins every hour few times a day
Compress of massage the muscle area
Sleep by raising the foot end of the bed to allow blood flow to the heart.

Hope this helps you.

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