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Clavicle Fracture X Ray
Doc recommends starting rehab after a medial end clavicle-fracture after only 4weeks to prevent a stiff shoulder. X-ray doesn't show union. Too fast?
Rehab clavicle Fx: It usually takes 12 weeks for fractures to heal, so I would not expect to see significant callus formation this early. As long as the fracture is adequately reduced and immobilized, healing should occur. Lack of shoulder movement over a prolonged period can result in adhesive capsulitis. A licensed physical therapist will be able to guide appropriate therapy to prevent this condition. ...Read more
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
X-ray of an undiagnosed healed clavicle fracture showed bony bump formed very close to the coracoid, causing sharp pain during sleep. Any suggestions?
Sharp pain during: sleep would unlikely be linked solely to a bone bump. One must asses the soft tissue structures near that region as well as the joints close to that region, and the ligments that hold the clavicle, the coracoid and the acromion in reaaltionship to each other., as a start. The bone bump may ne a so called red herring, a finding that is not realted to the real issue or can indirectly linked. ...Read more
Collar bone fracture: A clavicle (or collar bone) fracture is a common fracture when falling with outstretched hands or from falling directly onto your shoulder. This is a painful condition that will keep you from moving your affected arm and shoulder. ...Read more
The clavicle is the bone that connects the scapula to the sternum. A fracture (also known as a "break") can occur from a direct blow to the shoulder. The treatment ranges from non-operative treatment in a sling to open treatment with metallic implants. An orthopaedic surgeon can provide more answers.
For more detail, please see http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/topic. Cfm? Topic=a00072. ...Read more
6-12 weeks: Most clavicle fractures will heal within 6-12 weeks. Many patients will stop having pain by 3 weeks and regain range and motion shortly after that. However, it often takes longer for the bone to actually heal, as seen on an x-ray. Of course, the amount of displacement and angulation factor into healing time. If I can be of help, then join my care team at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
Clavicle fracture, 2week passed and not healed and also separated more, could keeping at fixed state still may cause healing?
It will heal: The orthopedists have a saying about clavicle fractures: as long as the two ends of the bone are in the same room, it'll heal. Joking aside, clavicle nonunion is extremely rare. Continue using your sling, and avoid contact sports. Healing will take 6-8 weeks. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Clavicle fracture but I can't keep it at stable position, I have to move my shoulder, so chance of healing? It was 2week on figure8 but separated.
Clavicular fracture: Failure to decrease motion around a fracture results in poor healing and non union. Suggest efforts to immobilize as much as you can ...Read more
I have an clavicle fracture it has past 45days and after 30days of injury I have masturbated 3-4 times in 20days so does it affect my injury or not?
Depends: The treatment of clavicle fractures widely varies depending on the location of the fracture, the amount of shortening of the clavicle, involvement of surrounding soft tissues, including the overlying skin. Lots of fractures can be treated with a sling and time, certain fractures have superior outcomes with surgical care. ...Read more
Did you have surgery:
For a displaced fracture most often you need a surgical repair. Did you have this? Now generally the healing time is 6 weeks. However if the bones are osteoporotic the healing time could be indefinite
Clavicle fractures: The good news is that clavicle fractures typically heal faster in children than adults. Although clavicle fractures can vary in severity, typically 1 week of immobilization per year of age up to 4 weeks is needed for a fracture to heal in a child. Contact sports should be avoided for a total of 6-8 weeks after the original injury. ...Read more
It is possible.: Other fractures -- like skull, rib and long bones are more common. Regardless of the type of fracture, if you suspect child abuse, you should find a way to help that child. If necessary, contact the child's dr, or teacher, or a county child protective services agency. ...Read more
Clavicle fracture: In most people with healthy bones clavicle fractures heal very well on their own. The best thing you can do to help is to use an immobilizer. The classic over-the-counter immobilizer is a figure-8 strap to hold the shoulders back and keep pressure off the clavicle during healing. This is available at any pharmacy. Other styles of immobilizers are also available. ...Read more
Any other risks?
If it is a hairline: Fracture it is non-displaced (or not shifted out of alignment) and no setting or reduction of the fracture is necessary. If it is displaced significantly > 1-2cm and tenting skin surgery may need to be done. ...Read more
If Clavicle Fracture not healed after 2 week in figure8 and got worse is there any chance of healing without surgery? Tinyurl. Com/orkq7q8
Clavicle fracture: This will depend on how the fracture fragments are positioned with respect to one another, and to the figure-8 sling's success in reducing movement across the fracture. An xray will help your treating physician determine whether the fracture is likely to heal on its own. ...Read more
If Clavicle fracture not fixed and moved for 2 weeks, also separated in last image, how is the chance of healing with keeping it at fix status?
Do U mean if it is.: ..fixed? Or do U mean if left alone as is? Would need to C the images 2 answer if left as is, & if fixated Ur healing time would not B compromised. ...Read more
It should be fixed -:
With surgery using plate/screws to realign the grossly displaced fragments. Doing this, the muscles also realign ; heal better, resulting in a better function of the shoulder. This would be the quickest way to return to pre-injury level of function (or as near to it, as you possibly can).
Good luck. ...Read more
Clavicle fracture: A grossly displaced clavicle requires medical care and no muscle or joint therapy. This requires physician care. ...Read more
The clavicle is the bone that connects the scapula to the sternum. A fracture (also known as a "break") can occur from a direct blow to the shoulder. The treatment ranges from non-operative treatment in a sling to open treatment with metallic implants. An orthopaedic surgeon can provide more answers. For more detail, please see http://orthoinfo. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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