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missy0592mmissy0592 Posts: 2
edited 01/26/2016 - 9:59 PM in Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Problems
I had an injury in 2011 to my SI joint from a car accident. It took a long time to get better. I used chiropractic, ultrasound, and massage therapy. At the time they also thought I had some torn cartridge. In 2014 I fell and broke three ribs. A few months later I tried going back to work which is in retail. That lasted about a month because my ribs were not staying in place and. With all the repetitive movement it caused my ribs to be inflamed. I have gone to the chiropractor numerous times to have them put back in but they dont stay in. Several months latter I went back to work again because my husband had a cut in his job so I needed to be bringing in some money. I struggled for four months with the pain before I had to quit. Ribs dont stay in place. Lower back pain and stiffness. It got to the point where my back was tight and in pain all the time. Ribs still don stay in place. I have burning in my shoulder blade area from my rib when I move my arm. I have gone to the chiropractor numerous times adjuments dont hold .Ribs don't stay in place. What should I do? I need to be working. We are barely getting by financially. I don that have money to keep going to Dr's. and I need to be working but it causes so much pain. What should I do?


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