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Need tips for someone recovering from a fractured clavicle?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Clavicle fracture: Use a sling for comfort. Avoid lifting your arm overhead until cleared by your surgeon. Use ice for the first few days and use pain medication as neededd.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Patience: Most clavicle fractures do well, it just takes time, usually about 12 weeks or so.

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