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What is the most common treatment for a dislocated collar bone?

What is the most common treatment for a dislocated collar bone?

Non-operative care: A collarbone (clavicle) can be dislocated both at the shoulder - an acromioclavicular dislocation ("separated shoulder") or much less commonly at the center of the chest (a sternoclavicular dislocation). The ac dislocation has six types, types 1-3 are the most common. Generally, treatment is conservative, with early motion and advancing activities as tolerated. Common rugby/footbal/hockey injury. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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How can I fix my dislocated collar bone?

How can I fix my dislocated collar bone?

Need an orthopod: You need to see an orthopedic doctor or go to the er to have this evaluated if it is very painful. ...Read more

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Bodybuilder:tore the AC/dislocated collar bone left shoulder now can't focus my bicep curls completely on my bicep, the full contraction isn't there. ?

Bodybuilder:tore the AC/dislocated collar bone left shoulder now can't focus my bicep curls completely on my bicep, the full contraction isn't there. ?

Consult OrthOpedics: If you tore up your ACL, dislocated collar bone, my advice would be on getting these fixed urgently and resume your regular workout as advised by the orthopedist. Feel better. ...Read more

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I recently found out that i partially dislocated my 4th metatarsal from my cuboid bone, what is the general treatment for this? and how long?

I recently found out that i partially dislocated my 4th metatarsal from my cuboid bone, what is the general treatment for this? and how long?

Unusual : This would be an unusual injury. Goals of treatment would be to stabilize the metatarsal in a non dislocated position. If the dislocation is the result of an injury and is severe enough this may require surgery. ...Read more

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What do I do if I think my collarbone is dislocated? I also have 2 fractured ribs what can I do for treatment? I serve and bartender 60 hours a week

What do I do if I think my collarbone is dislocated?  I also have 2 fractured ribs what can I do for treatment? I serve and bartender 60 hours a week

Be seen: You would definitely want to be seen immediately. A dislocation if the collar bone from the sternoclavicular joint can even be life threatening. A dislocation from the acroimioclavicular joint is usually less serious, but it sometimes needs surgery. I would definitely be seen. ...Read more

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I've a bone growth where my collar bone attaches to my shoulder. It is very pointed & hurts esp when wearing a bra. Ever heard of this? Any treatment?

I've a bone growth where my collar bone attaches to my shoulder. It is very pointed & hurts esp when wearing a bra.  Ever heard of this? Any treatment?

Osteochondroma: If it really is a bone growth, then it is most likely an osteophyte (bone spur due to arthritis). A much less common diagnosis is an osteochondroma (benign growth of bone and cartilage) your orthopedist should be able to tell you the most likely diagnosis. If it really bothers you, it likely can be removed with a simple surgical procedure. ...Read more

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