Slipping Rib Syndrome – One Month Post-Op

Today marks 10 weeks post-op from my Slipping Rib Syndrome surgery and at 1 month post-op I had a virtual follow-up with the always amazing Dr. Hansen. I will probably need another follow-up before my next scheduled appointment in June.

We discussed my back pain and on-and-off nausea since surgery. We also talked about the rib binder I wore for 3 weeks. I haven’t worn it this week but I will be wearing it again for a few more weeks. The fluid build-up is still a little ‘pudgy’ and needs to go down some more.

I will have another follow-up with him again in June to see how I am doing with these ribs. This being my 6th thoracic surgery, it takes me a little longer to fully heal versus one-and-done.

I have to say that I am always so grateful and thankful for Dr. Hansen and Mrs. Lisa. They are always so kind and to have a doctor really listen to me and take my word that something was wrong again in my ribs is life-changing.

And, I got the video footage from surgery and I am always so happy to watch them and see what went on first-hand with my ribs. Enjoy.

Previous Posts on Slipping Rib Syndrome from It Could Be Worse:

Slipping Rib Syndrome Update – One Week Post-Op

Slipping Rib Syndrome – Hansen Technique & One Month Follow-Up

3 Years & Five Surgeries – Slipping Rib Syndrome

3 Months Post-Op Slipping Rib Syndrome

Any Way You Slice it – Thoracic & Hand Surgery, Again

Rib Plating Surgery and Thoracic Appointments

Slipping Rib Syndrome

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I am a Kentuckian, a blogger and Crohn's Disease columnist, a military veteran, a model, and a mother to my fur baby, Bilbo. In this blog, I will share my opinions and life experiences, my feelings and problems, with my patient perspective and other health related issues. I will share stories from my life, the good and bad and the real things that others may not be as open to discussing, and hopefully you can (or can't) relate. Thank you! For Me, It Could Be Worse.

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