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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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Where is the scapula, clavical and sternum? How do they connect?

Where is the scapula, clavical and sternum? How do they connect?

Upper extremity: connect through the shoulder and ligaments. The AC and SC joints connect the bones. muscles maintain positioning. ...Read more

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Dislocated shoulder 9yrs ago, collarbone is popped out at the shoulder, occasional pain & tingling, full mobility, no weakening. Prob cause? Thanks!

Dislocated shoulder 9yrs ago, collarbone is popped out at the shoulder, occasional pain & tingling, full mobility, no weakening. Prob cause? Thanks!

Shoulder or AC: Sounds like acromioclavicluar (ac) joint instability. Did you dislocate your shoulder or ac joint 9 years ago? Many people mistakenly think an ac dislocation is a shoulder dislocation. I would see an orthopedist for advice. ...Read more

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Why hasn't my clavicle healed fully?

Why hasn't my clavicle healed fully?

Possible nonunion: A small percentage of clavicle fractures may not heal and result in a nonunion. Most clavicles heal in 3 months or less. Certain factors may result in delayed healing such as smoking, how displaced the fracture was at the time of injury, and other systemic disorders that slow bone healing. Delayed Union or nonunion may require surgical treatment and is best evaluated by an Orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more