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Doctor insights on: Clavicle Affect Mobility Scapula

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Why could a broken clavicle affect the mobility of the scapula?

Why could a broken clavicle affect the mobility of the scapula?

Clavicle is a strut: The clavicle is the only connection the scapula (and the rest of the arm) has to the rest of the skeleton. The clavicle acts as a strut to keep the scapula in the proper position. A shortened clavicle from a break can cause the scapula to become hunched forward, affecting its mobility. ...Read more

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What part of the clavicle attaches to the scapula?

What part of the clavicle attaches to the scapula?

The distal end: The distal end of the clavicle forms the acromioclavicular joint where it meets the acromion process of the scapula. The joint is held together with ligaments. The joint rotates to allow the scapula to move. ...Read more

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Which specific part of the clavicle attaches to the scapula?

Which specific part of the clavicle attaches to the scapula?

Lateral.: The most lateral part of the collarbone attaches to the scapula. It is help there by multiple ligaments. ...Read more

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Swollen bump the size of a marble between the right spine of scapula and the clavicle, not tender and is kinda hard? Is it cancer? What is it pls help

Swollen bump the size of a marble between the right spine of scapula and the clavicle, not tender and is kinda hard? Is it cancer? What is it pls help

Let me try to help: There is no way for me to till is not cancerous, but most likely not. Observe it for while and see the size and check it with family Doctor. ...Read more

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Numb patch on hip after a fall took a fall off a horse 3 weeks ago, my husband broke his clavicle, scapula, and a rib, and I have a numb patch of muscle/skin on my hip about as big as my hand but sometimes when i roll over it feels like it is burning?

Numb patch on hip after a fall took a fall off a horse 3 weeks ago, my husband broke his clavicle, scapula, and a rib, and I have a numb patch of muscle/skin on my hip about as big as my hand but sometimes when i roll over it feels like it is burning?

Numbness : Numbness after an injury can be caused by "neuropraxia", which is from irritation to the nerve from the trauma, or by a nerve injury. Neuropraxia will typically resolve on its own. If a patient had persistent symptoms, pain, or other complaints, then they should seek out a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Clicks and crackles when I pull my shoulder back. What's in between the top of scapula and rib cage? What could cause this?

Clicks and crackles when I pull my shoulder back. What's in between the top of scapula and rib cage? What could cause this?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the sternum.Causes localized chest wall pain and tenderness associated with crackles and clicks you are describing. Similar symptoms occur where the the top of the scapula, (the acromium), and the clavicle connect. ...Read more

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Dr., I am 23 years old, overweight, with BP of 130/90 recently.I also feel pain in my right shoulder to the scapula.What do these signs suggest?

Dr., I am 23 years old, overweight, with BP of 130/90 recently.I also feel pain in my right shoulder to the scapula.What do these signs suggest?

Depends: If you are overweight, it would be recommended to work on weight loss. Your blood pressure is high. Weight loss and low salt diet may help with BP control. Try to avoid Ibuprofen if possible. Pain should be evaluated and examined by your doctor. ...Read more