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I have a muscle strain on my left shoulder by the clavicle what should I do for it and how long will it last?

I have a muscle strain on my left shoulder by the clavicle what should I do for it and how long will it last?

It depend: How bad is it, minor muscle sprain will go in few days to a week using moist heat and Motrin 400mg three time a day(if you could use it). If the muscle sprain sever it going to take more time and physical therapy. ...Read more

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I have pain over the bony point of the clavicle at the left base of my neck with radiating pain into the pecs and shoulder. Muscle strain?

I have pain over the bony point of the clavicle at the left base of my neck with radiating pain into the pecs and shoulder. Muscle strain?

Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc).Can cause pain/ weakness. Some injuries of the soulder occur due to acute injury and some are from overuse. Ii suggest you see an orthopedist for a complete exam. http://drmarkgalland.com/category/shoulder/. ...Read more

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A lump about 2-3 fingers long, around 2-3 fingers down from the left collarbone. A slight ache when pressed hard. Could it be a muscle strain?

A lump about 2-3 fingers long, around 2-3 fingers down from the left collarbone. A slight ache when pressed hard. Could it be a muscle strain?

Chest lumps: Painful lumps in the chest area without a history of trauma or infection is a cause for concern. You should be seen by an md ...Read more

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Upper back/shoulder/collarbone pain after sitting at desk/working at a computer all day and after sleeping... muscle strain?

Upper back/shoulder/collarbone pain after sitting at desk/working at a computer all day and after sleeping... muscle strain?

Ergonomics: It is very important for people who work for long periods of time on a computer or doing repetitive tasks to have an ergonomic work station. Proper alignment is essential for injury prevention. Additionally, intermittent breaks for walking and stretching should be employed. ...Read more

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What is the function of the clavicle?

What is the function of the clavicle?

arm suspension: Clavicle attaches the arm to the central skeleton. It supports and suspends the arm and helps locate the arm position in space. ...Read more

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What is the surgery like for a fractured clavicle?

What is the surgery like for a fractured clavicle?

Out patient: It is usually fairly quick and out patient. You should notice much less pain almost immediately if you have a plate put on it! good luck! ...Read more

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Help please! could clavicle piercing cause armpit?

Help please! could clavicle piercing cause armpit?

This Q is incomplete: And incomprehensible, so difficult to answer. Could the person rephrase it? ...Read more

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What is the recommended treatment for a broken clavicle?

What is the recommended treatment for a broken clavicle?

Clavicle: If non-displaced and in the middle 1/3, non-surgical treatment includes rest in a sling. If displaced or broken in the distal 1/3, then surgical stabilization with plates, screws, pins, wires, etc. Is indicated. ...Read more

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How should I stay fit when my broken clavicle is healing?

How should I stay fit when my broken clavicle is healing?

Healing fracture: Exercise by walking and avoid movement in the shoulder area. Live a healthy life style. Eat a balanced diet with lots of fruits and vegetables. Take a multivitamin made from food, and multi-minerals with calcium, magnesium and zinc. Do not smoke. ...Read more

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