How is costochondritis prevented?

Updated: Feb 19, 2020
  • Author: Lynn K Flowers, MD, MHA, ABAARM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Measures to prevent costochondritis include the following:

  • Avoid repetitive misuse of muscles.

  • Modify improper posture or ergonomics of the home or work place.


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