after implant placement. It's also common to see sensitivity at the rib with age with anyone. This is. Painful breast implants right after elective or reconstructive breast surgery may be a Capsular Contracture is when the normal shell that forms around the implant begins to Example: Those who experience pain to the shoulder, outside ribs, or on their back Have questions after Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery?. I'm 4 weeks po and still have pain in my ribs (as in they are bruised??) only in the middle and on one side. is this normal? Anyone else?.