Sternum pain breastbone pain or any kind of chest pain can be a cause for worry in most people. This is because often, pain in the chest area is associated with heart problems or other diseases which require prompt medical attention. However, sternum pain is usually caused by inflammation or an injury to the breastbone. The sternum is connected to muscles that move the arms, head, and neck and it protects many vital organs.
Sternum Pain (Breastbone Pain): Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
Sternum Pain: What Is It?
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Posted on: May 6, AM. MamaShift wrote:. This morning I decided to come look around here because my sternum pain is getting worse. So far, I've just chalked it up to being lopsided when I'm sleeping -- to putting more pressure on the sternum at night. Isn't this a likely cause?