How do you treat cracked ribs?

What’s the Treatment?

  1. Take a break from sports to allow yourself to heal without hurting yourself again.
  2. Put ice on the area to relieve pain.
  3. Take pain medicine like acetaminophen or ibuprofen.
  4. Take deep breaths to avoid pneumonia.
  5. Don’t wrap anything tightly around your ribs while they’re healing.

How long does it take for a cracked rib to fully heal?

In most cases, broken ribs usually heal on their own in one or two months. Adequate pain control is important so that you can continue to breathe deeply and avoid lung complications, such as pneumonia.

What kind of gun was used at the Dardanelles?

The Dardanelles Gun or Great Turkish Bombard (Turkish: Şahi topu or simply Şahi) is a 15th-century siege cannon, specifically a super-sized bombard, which saw action in the 1807 Dardanelles Operation.

Why are the ribs tapered on a shotgun?

Many ribs are tapered, meaning they are wider at the rear of the barrel than at the muzzle, the idea being that the narrowing rib helps focus the shooter’s attention on the target. The rib serves primarily as a reference point regarding the cant (angle) of the gun.

Where did the Ottoman cannons come from for the Dardanelles?

According to Paul Hammer and Gábor Ágoston, the technology could have been introduced from other Islamic countries which had earlier used cannons. The Ottoman army successfully deployed large bombards at the siege of Salonica in 1430, and against the Hexamilion wall at the Isthmus of Corinth in 1446.

How big was the barrel of the Great Turkish Bombard?

All of this was only made possible because of a gun. Shaped like an oversized segment of sewer pipe, the 630mm caliber, 5182 mm long barrel is sectional with the two component pieces weighing roughly 16-tons when complete.