Protruding ribs is a symptom of rickets

Rickets - a disease that develops as a result of lack of vitamin D. Deficiency of vitamin D occurs due to the improper feeding or poor assimilation of this organic compound in the intestine due to weakness in the enzyme of gastrointestinal tract, dysbiosis, frequent violations of the chair. Consequences of rickets are pronounced changes in the skeletal system, chest deformity with bulging of the ribs on the right and left or only one side, weakness of muscles, ligaments, anemia and other disorders. For the treatment of the disease should consult a doctor. As a rule, in this case, prescribers of vitamin D. it is Also necessary to adhere to certain rules in the livelihood and behavior of a child. Full proper nutrition, regular exercise, walks in the fresh air will help to normalize the growth and development of the skeletal system.

With protruding ribs, the child will benefit from the following exercises. You need to lay his back on a hard surface. You should then perform a light pressure on the protruding ribs for one minute with a frequency of one movement per second. The exercise you do daily once a day. With protruding ribs, the child should eat five times a day. In the daily diet should always include meat, seafood, vegetables, cereals from whole grains (buckwheat, oats, millet, corn). The bulk of calories a child should consume in the morning. Important and drinking regime. You should drink water in the morning on an empty stomach and before meals in volume to 50 ml. Water should be at room temperature.
The child has quite a lot to move – to run, walk, jump, swim.

Chest deformity: symptoms, treatment

Protruding ribs can be the result of congenital deformation of the chest. The most common funnel-shaped deformation when the flaps are pushed inwards towards the spine. The chest is expanded, the side walls of the funnel are formed by the costal cartilages, which are located at a right angle. Sometimes the deformation of the ribs can stick out only from the left or right side.
The causes of this pathology is an abnormal development of the cartilage of the ribs and diaphragm.

Funnel chest causes displacement and compression of internal organs, as a result, violated their function. The child lags in physical development, it appear vegetative disorders, pulmonary disorders. Currently, this pathology is treated primarily surgically. During the operation removes all elements of the deformity. When properly carried out surgical treatment the prognosis is favorable in the cosmetic correction of the chest and improve the functioning of internal organs.