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How to heal a broken collarbone fast

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Varies: There are several types of clavicle (aka collarbone) surgeries. Some common procedures consists of clavicle fractures, ac joints repairs, distal clavi... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
B sure U R Cing Orth: The more surface area involved will hasten healing, and many r rx'd with a sling especially if in many fragments, and r hard 2 fix. If the ac and sc j... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably not: Bone heals by forming a ring of new bone around the fracture - hence the bump you find on clavicle fractures. Once healed it absorbs and usually goes ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. J. Devon Lowdon
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Up to a year: A "bone bruise", or subperiosteal hematoma, can cause significant discomfort for a few months then be tender to touch somewaht for a year or more.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 44 years experience
4-6 weeks: Depending on the extent of the fracture, your activities and the treatment your received, it will take 4-6 weeks for the fracture to be considered hea... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Collar bone: By now you probably have enough callus formation so you shouldn't have any trouble driving
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See your doctor.: You should see your doctor for an examination and possible X-ray. It would be important to evaluate your lungs for any sign of pneumonia or bronchitis... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
What has your: Physician said...You may need a second opinion.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 52 years experience
Probably will pass: I would guess that moving your right arm to brush is causing the sensation due to the injury from your fall. Try brushing left handed and see if it st... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
What is long time ?: Most of the clavicle ( collar bone ) will heal , with alignment will form a big callous will eventually molds itself, you should see your orthopedi... Read More
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