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Don't Let Chest Pain Go Untreated

Chest pain is often a sign of a more serious condition, therefore it is critical that an individual seek medical care if he or she experiences chest pain. This article describes some of the more serious conditions that can cause chest pain. Please take the necessary steps to seek out help if you are experiencing chest pain.

Chest pain is abundant in today’s society. Chest issues can be a very serious condition; however, the causes of chest pain can be infinite and range from a strain in the ribs to a heart attack. Chest pain is often hard to diagnose due to the fact that the chest is such a large and major part area of our skeletal system which has many components in it. Sudden pain in the chest from unknown causes can be particularly alarming to all patients.


Some of the major causes of chest pain are heart attack (MI), asthma related issues,  Cardiopulmonary, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Unstable Angina Pectoris, Aortic Dissection, Pericarditis, Cardiac Tamponade, Pulmonary embolism, Pneumonia Hemothorax, Pneumothorax, Tension Pneumothorax, Arrhythmia, Atrial Fibrillation, Stable Angina Pectoris, Pleurisy, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Hiatus Hernia, and  Achalasia Problems of chest wall structures.


Chest pain can be and is a very serious condition. If you have undiagnosed, new, or changing chest pain or problems, please do not be shy to seek medical attention. Chest pain is often a sign of more serious underlying pathology.
Your chiropractor will perform a thorough history and examination including orthopaedic and neurological testing.  Then your chiropractor will develop a specific plan of management tailored to your case.

 

 

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