Can surgery help my divarication with hernia and sliding rib? (Photo)

I am a petite uk size 6, weigh 47kg I have had 2 children close together which has left me with a 3cm Divarification. Since having this I have developed a hernia and a rib that constantly slides out of place & is very painful. Is the rib related to the Divarification and hernia? Will abdominoplasty resolve all these problems? I train in a lot of martial arts and am finding it impossible to keep up when my rib keeps sliding out and my stomach muscles are compromised. Please help!

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Divarification and ?slipping rib

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A TT can repair your divarification. 

I have heard of a slipping rib, ie Tietze's syndrome, is that what you are referring to? I am not familiar with a sliding rib, - you could ask your GP to refer you to a cardiothoracic surgeon for that? 

Which rib is it? and when does it happen? 

Best of luck


London Plastic Surgeon
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Divarification and ?slipping rib

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Thank you for posting 

A TT can repair your divarification. 

I have heard of a slipping rib, ie Tietze's syndrome, is that what you are referring to? I am not familiar with a sliding rib, - you could ask your GP to refer you to a cardiothoracic surgeon for that? 

Which rib is it? and when does it happen? 

Best of luck


London Plastic Surgeon

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