Low-Tech Rehabilitation and Management of a 64 Year Old Male Patient with Acute Idiopathic Onset of Costochondritis (Case Study)
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, 2008, Oct, 52, 4
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association
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Introduction Acute chest pain of unknown origin warrants further investigation and often brokers referral to the Emergency Department. In fact, 20-30% of all emergency hospital admissions are accounted for by acute chest pain.1,2 While acute chest pain can be of cardiac origin, a large portion of the cardiology outpatient workload is made up of non-cardiac chest pain.1 Once cardiac and pulmonary causes of chest pain are ruled out, structures of the chest wall should also be considered when identifying the primary source of pain.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Published: 01 October 2008
- Publisher: Canadian Chiropractic Association
- Print Length: 11 Pages
- Language: English