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Whats The Difference Between A Broken Collarbone Or Fractured
Clavicle: A broken collar bone and fracture are really the same. You can have a seperation of the clavicle from the sternum. That is different. As always ask your doctor to explain what they found on x-ray to you. Ask them to explain when family are present to help remind you later. Be well. Always wear a seat belt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Be seen: There can be multiple reasons a person might "still" have problems 2 years after a clavicle fracture. It can be a failure of the fracture to heal, it can be from injuries to adjacent structures. Consider seeing a specialist to discuss the specific diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your question is ???: This is a common injury and usually requires limited intervention.The collarbone is in a rubberized sleeve and often cracks without separating, leaving treatment using a simple sling or a brace to keep the shoulders drawn back to keep it in position. The fracture heals with a bump at the sight that gradually changes over several years, most becoming unnoticable. ...Read more
Grabed by the collar: Collarbone fracures usually heal 6-8 weeks pesistant pain or deformity may require orthopedic intervention ...Read more
Usually 6-12 weeks: Once the fracture is healed and you have full range of motion. We allow earlier return for activities such as stationary bike. ...Read more
Two years ago i had a cheer leading accident and fractured my left collarbone. It didn't snap but the crack was serious. Any way to fully recover?
Clavicle injury: It is unlikely that this condition will change without further evaluation. Clavicle injuries may be very treatable and should be evaluated by a physician specializing in musculoskeletal injury. ...Read more
Depends on situation: The collar bone has its own protective sleeve and is often cracked or bent rather than separated. In many kids, a simple crack is left alone and will heal over 3-4 weeks. If the bend/crack is more dramatic, a brace holding the shoulders back can line up the pieces so they will heal. ...Read more
My left collarbone is in continuous pain and I have a chest cough which has been going on for about 4 days. Could it be fractured?
Certainly there is: the possibility of rib or collar bone fracture with extreme coughing but it is more likely to be muscle spasm or strain. Other potential diagnoses include pneumothorax so it would be reasonable to seek health care evaluation as the symptoms have been persistent for four days. A Chest X-ray will tell the story. ...Read more
I was scratching my collarbone very deep and hard for like 100 times. It was hurting so bad. Can this cause collarbone fracture? Please explain.
If a child falls and lands on the floor with his/her hands.. Is it possible that it could cause a slight fracture to the collarbone?
Depends on situation: The collar bone is one of the most often broken bones of the body.It is often cracked after a fall with the kid falling at an angle that involves falling more toward one shoulder. ...Read more
Displaced collarbone with a butterfly fracture wedged between, 12 mm overlap, 6 weeks later bone cutting the skin, best option, bone removal or plate?
Do you recommend corrective surgery for collarbone with hairline fracture that healed incorrectly? If not in a lot of pain, would you advise surgery?
No Surgery: It's hard to believe that a hairline fracture would cause a problem with alignment of the collarbone. Unless there was significant pain, i would strongly avoid any surgical treatment. Healing after surgery is not a guarantee, and you would be trading a "bump" for a surgical scar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a collarbone with hairline fracture (landed on it while skiing downhill) heal incorrectly? Have a bump where it broke then can't feel rest of it.
Can waking up with the sweats and heavy breathing with pain in the collarbone be a symptom for hairline fracture in the collarbone?
Go to ER: Something else maybe going on---go to the er now to be evaluated. ...Read more
It's painful: Try sleeping in a recliner. Some patients tell me that helps until the pain gets better. ...Read more
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