TSPP04 Costovertebral dysfunction

Related Search Terms:

Rib dysfunction. Rib lesion.Rib subluxation. Rib dislocation. Rib facilitation.

Definition:

Dysfunction of the joint that exists where the rib articulates with the vertebra of the thoracic spine. Characterised by pain and tenderness just lateral to the thoracic vertebra, often aggravated by deep breathing and movements of the upper back and arm.

Exercises:

1. Thoracic Extension Mobility Exercise: TSPM13, TSPM04, TSPS02

2. Intercostal/Rib stretch: TSPM09

3. Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise: TSPM04, TSPM13