First rib mobilization with a ball might help in case your first rib is immobile or hypomobile. Watch more Ask Doctor Jo videos featuring full routines for common injuries and syndromes at
To perform first rib mobilization with a ball:
1. Place a racquet or tennis ball on the bend of your neck over the primary rib, and bend your head to that side.
2. While bending your head to the side and barely rotating it towards the side of the rib, take a deep breath, after which push downwards into the ball while respiratory out.
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