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Clavicle Fracture (Broken Collarbone)

This is a very common fracture that occurs in people of all ages. Most breaks occur in the middle of the bone.

What are the causes?

Clavicle fractures are often caused by

  • A direct blow to the shoulder.
  • Shoulder or a car collision.

Who can be affected?

People of all ages

What are the symptoms?

  • Inability to lift the arm because of pain
  • A deformity over the break
  • Bruising, swelling, and tenderness.

How is’t diagnostic?

X-rays and Computed Tomography

How can be treated?

  • Nonsurgical Treatment
  • Arm Support
  • Medication
  • Physical Therapy
  • Surgical Treatment
  • Surgery can align the bones exactly and hold them in good position while they heal.