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What are some of the treatments for a broken shoulder?

What are some of the treatments for a broken shoulder?

Complicated: The shoulder is comprised of many different bones, and among them, many different types of fractures are possible. As with a broken wrist, complications can develop so go see your doctor without delay in order to be evaluated properly. ...Read more

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What should you do about a broken shoulder?

What should you do about a broken shoulder?

Depend on the type: The treatment of a shoulder fracture depends on the type of fracture. Some require surgery to optimize the long-term function of the shoulder, others can be treated with a sling and therapy alone. Best to see an orthopaedic surgeon for an exam and x-rays to make sure that your fracture is treated appropriately. ...Read more

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How long will a broken shoulder take to heal?

How long will a broken shoulder take to heal?

8-10 weeks: The healing time depends on the type of shoulder fracture, and fractures tend to heal more slowly in smokers. In general, a shoulder (proximal humerus) fracture will heal in 8-10 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal broken shoulder?

How long does it take to heal broken shoulder?

Shoulder fracture : Fractures typically take around 6 weeks for the bones to heal, but many more months for full recovery. In fact a full recovery can take a year! ...Read more

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How could I numb a broken shoulder?

How could I numb a broken shoulder?

Broken shoulder: In an emergency find a way to place the arm across the chest with elbow bent at ninety degrees, and then wrap the arm against the chest by wrapping around the chest to accomplish immobilization of the arm at the shoulder. Then obtain medical evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What could cause broken shoulder blade?

What could cause broken shoulder blade?

Chest trauma: The scapula is the medical name for the shoulder blade. The scapula bone is extremely thin & may fracture after any significant chest wall trauma. If the patient has multiple broken ribs, a clavicle fracture and a scapula fracture, one must be wary that the underlying lung has taken a significant injury as well. ...Read more

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What does it meant to have broken shoulder blade?

Scapular fracture: The shoulder blade is part of the scapula. These often do not need treatment but an x-ray and sometimes a cat scan is needed to make the diagnosis and determine the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How long will it take to heal a broken shoulder blade?

6-10 weeks: Scapula (shoulder blade) fractures generally heal in the 6-10 week time frame. Fortunately, most scapula fractures do not require surgery, and the function of your shoulder should be excellent once it heals. ...Read more

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