Back pain – Costochondritis. The definition of costochondritis is as follows. An inflammatory process of 1 or more costochondral cartilages that causes localized tenderness and pain in the anterior chest wall. Moreover, the costochondral cartilages are the cartilage between the ribs and sternum(chest bone). Also, this condition occurs in 4% of the population and normally it occurs more in females than in males. Dr Gert Ferreira a chiropractor in Centurion will explain more.
History and symptoms of costochondritis:
A chiropractor can definitely treat this type of pain by doing the following: