What could pain in my back from taking a deep breath mean?
Back from taking a deep breath?
If you experience back pain from taking a deep breath then there is a chance that you subluxated (partially displaced) a rib and you need to see a doctor.
If you suffer from deep breath back pain this form of pain usually happens as a result of a traumatic incident, and can cause restricted and painful breathing. You also might have strained or bruised an intercostal muscle, located between the ribs. Either one would cause the symptoms you’re describing.
What should I do if I get back pack from taking a deep breath?
Go and see a doctor, you need to know exactly what is causing the pain and ensure that you get proper treatment. Once you have seen a doctor then a chiropractor or physiotherapist might be also be able to able to help. You may also be advised to use heat and cold to relieve the pain. Alternating heat and ice on the area frequently reduces the pain. Start with 10 minutes of heat, end with 10 minutes of ice.
Gentle deep breathing exercises can help a displaced rib readjust but do go and see your doctor.