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Pectoral damage


I lifted a bag of 80 Lb. quickcrete and now my chest feels like there is a car laying on top of it. I went to the emergency room an a x-ray was done. Nothing was found. I was told my heart was okay. The pain is still there. Could my pectoral be damaged and if so should it heal in time? Would a MRI be necessary or other tests? Thank you for any help.Still in pain after 1 week


  1. Maybe you have an intercostal strain or a severly pulled muscle. Did this happen at work…if it did, did you file a workers comp claim? It should cover any PT you have. Call your doc and tell him it’s still painful and ask if PT might help. Maybe try to find a kinesiotape certified therapist. Good luck, M