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Back hurt and bottom rib clicks out of position. Painful. Cracked rib?

Hi, recently i hurt my back, I was on a bouncy castle and had a fall and bent my back, head backwards towards heels. This caused a lot of discomfort to my back, momentarily winding me and later i noticed when i bent my torso down to the right my bottom rib at the back clicks out of position and then i have to bend the opposite way to click it back as while it is out of position it is quite painful, is this a cracked rib?
Asked On : Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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The bottom ribs out of position with pain are likely to be due to cracked ribs. However diagnosis can only be confirmed after an X-ray. Take rest and take a mild pain killer till then for relief. Doing a hot fomentation will also help.
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Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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