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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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Why is my collar bone hurting and shoulder popping?

Why is my collar bone hurting and shoulder popping?

Several choices: Did you sustain trauma? Is this from overuse? Have you injured your shoulder in the past? What activities cause the symptoms?

I recommend seeing an orthopaedic surgeon who treats shoulder conditions. ...Read more

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I just did me push ups and my collar bone or shoulder started making a popping noise?

Ac joint: Probably coming from the ac joint. This is the joint between the collar bone and the acromion. Its common to develop pain and popping in that joint with push-ups. If painful see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a pain right underneath my collar bone on my left shoulder, but it only hurts when I move?

I have a pain right underneath my collar bone on my left shoulder, but it only hurts when I move?

Impingement: Could be shoulder impingement. An orthopedic doctor can get an xray and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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I have this dull achey pain in my right shoulder around my collar bone. It hurts when I reach forwards, push my shoulder down or move it. Any help?

I have this dull achey pain in my right shoulder around my collar bone. It hurts when I reach forwards, push my shoulder down or move it. Any help?

How Long?: If you haven't had this pain very long and haven't suffered any significant injury, it may be a strain of your ac joint (where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade). Often avoiding activities that cause the pain for a while will result in improvement. If you have had pain and trouble for some time, I would recommend you see a shoulder specialist. Http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-spe. ...Read more

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My shoulder hurts a lot and the collar bone on the hurt side sticks up or out more than the other side. It also hurts to lift pull or put pressure onit?

My shoulder hurts a lot and the collar bone on the hurt side sticks up or out more than the other side. It also hurts to lift pull or put pressure onit?

Sounds like you may:: Have had ac joint separation (joint between collar bone {clavicle} and acromion {part of scapula-- shoulder blade}), a DX which fits very well with your symptoms.
Its due to tearing off the ligaments holding the 2 bones together.
See your orthopod to start treatment. ...Read more

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Bump on right side below collar bone with pain and right shoulder hurts. What is this?

Bump on right side below collar bone with pain and right shoulder hurts. What is this?

Hard to say: There are a number of possibilities, and usually a detailed exam and appropriate tests can determine the diagnosis and treatment options can then be given. The coracoid process is a bone structure just below the collar bone and there are a number of structures that insert on it and may be inflamed or even torn. Consider being checked, thankyou. ...Read more

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Having left shoulder pain goes down my arm to my thumb and left side collar bone hurts and headaches?

Please see your doct: Please see your doctor--keep log of your symptoms and what you do to improve symptoms--this will be helpful to your physician--
any history of trauma?
Any visual symptoms? ...Read more

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I have a constant moderate pain on the right side of my chest, from my collar bone to right under my breast. Myright arm/shoulder has the same pain and it hurts to take deep breaths, sigh or yawn. What should I do?

I have a constant moderate pain on the right side of my chest, from my collar bone to right under my breast. Myright arm/shoulder has the same pain and it hurts to take deep breaths, sigh or yawn. What should I do?

Slipped rib: Is likely based on the description. It hurts to yawn and to take deep breaths in slipped rib syndrome. See a an osteopathic family physician who does manual manipulation. You need physical exam, imaging and possibly manual therapy. ...Read more

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Why does my collar bone making popping noises?

Why does my collar bone making popping noises?

Arthritis: It is likely some mild arthritis causing some clicking and popping. Unless it is hurting I would not focus too much on the noise. Lots of shoulders make noise. ...Read more

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While lifting weights, my collar bone/shoulder area suddenly started hurting really bad. What could have happened?

While lifting weights, my collar bone/shoulder area suddenly started hurting really bad. What could have happened?

AC joint osteolysis: Weightlifters more than most people can develop a condition referred to as weightlifters osteolysis-- a breakdown (arthritis) of the acromioclavicular joint (ACJ). Rest, ice, NSAIDS, injections (local steroid) can all help once diagnosis is made by X-ray and/or MRI. See an orthopaedic surgeon if pain persists for more than a couple weeks. ...Read more

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While lifting weights, my collar bone/shoulder area suddenly started hurting really bad. What could have caused this?

While lifting weights, my collar bone/shoulder area suddenly started hurting really bad. What could have caused this?

Stress and strain: Lifting weights can cause stress and strain in the shoulder, especially where the collar bone (clavicle) connects to the wing bone (scapula) in an area called the acromioclavicular joint. If it hurts, stop the activity, put ice on it and rest for a few day before resuming activity. If it doesn't get better, an injection may help. Surgery is rarely required. ...Read more

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Shoulder and collar bone pain, what causes these symptoms?

Shoulder and collar bone pain, what causes these symptoms?

Shoulder pain: Any kind of uncommon pain should be evaluated by a physician. Please consult with an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in shoulders for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I sprained my shoulder 3 weeks ago but I am still in pain my collar bone. Is this normal?

Ac joint?: If you sprained you shoulder and are having pain in your clavicle, I assume you injured your ac joint, the point of your shoulder. That can hurt for six or more weeks. If there is deformity there, it should be imaged with xrays. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bus knocked a signpost over, which then fell onto shoulder. How can you tell if collar bone is broken? What should I do to help it heal if not broken?

Collar bone.: Collar bone fractures are often obvious as the overlying skin is thin and the bone can be felt directly below. Generally fractures of the clavicle are not of much consequence. Heat / ice / non steroidal anti inflammatories and rest. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have a shoulder/collar bone injury?

See an orthopedist: There are many different types and causes of shoulder and collar bone injuries. Your friendly neighborhood sports medicine orthopedic surgeon can completely evaluate your individual situation and lay out a treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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Right chest shoulder and collar bone pain from year old injury, what could it be?

Right chest shoulder and collar bone pain from year old injury, what could it be?

Ligament injury: You probably injured the ac joint ligaments and that is the residual problem.

Prolotherapy can help you,

visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org to learn about prolotherapy and find a doctor. ...Read more

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I am having pain in my wrists and right shoulder and collar bone what could be causing this?

Need to be seen.: Pain in the wrists and shoulder and collarbone can really depend based on trauma, motor vehicle accident or if there isn't an injury at all. You could have a pinched nerve, bony or muscular injury and much more. A better approach would be to be seen with a more complete history and physical. Good luck ...Read more

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Shoulder feels heavy have knots around from collar bone to vertabrain feels like bone is hitting bone my neck pops a lot?

Shoulder feels heavy have knots around from collar bone to vertabrain feels like bone is hitting bone my neck pops a lot?

Please see below: It looks like you have a condition called osteoarthritis of shoulder joint. Pain medications and exercise may be helpful, if this does not help, I would recommend you to see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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My top right/back/shoulder area turns numb sometimes I broke my collar bone before twicewhy is it going numb? Breaking part was when I was like 7and8?

My top right/back/shoulder area turns numb sometimes I broke my collar bone before twicewhy is it going numb? Breaking part was when I was like 7and8?

Not from collar bone: The numbness is from an irritated nerve, either from your neck or from your arm. You should have this evaluated by a neurologist or hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Just wandering what's causing pain and stiffness in shoulder and collar bone and spine?

Clinical Evaluation: Go see your doctor as you will need a clinical examination to determine the cause of your pain and symptoms. ...Read more

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I have knot on the right side of the collar bone. Also, pain in shoulder radiating down my arm.

I have knot on the right side of the collar bone. Also, pain in shoulder radiating down my arm.

Need more informatio: If the knot is new and not due to trauma it needs a thorough evaluation as it may be related to the arm pain and could be a tumor. Ask your physician and you may need second opinion. ...Read more

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When I laugh really hard, underneath my collar bone there's a pain. It goes up towards my shoulder. What could it be?

When I laugh really hard, underneath my collar bone there's a pain. It goes up towards my shoulder. What could it be?

Musculo-skletal: Pain coming from the contrction of the muscles and pulled ligament from the area. It would not cause you any harm in general. ...Read more

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Sharps pain at the very top of my shoulder, right by the collar bone. Did I sprain it or did I mess up my rotator cuff?

Sharps pain at the very top of my shoulder, right by the collar bone. Did I sprain it or did I mess up my rotator cuff?

May be AC joint pain: The ac joint is where your clavicle meets your acromion (see diagram) and may become arthritic and cause a painful lump on the top of your shoulder. Doing a quick google search to see if this fits with what you are seeing and feeling is reasonable. If this does not fit or you think you need treatment then you should see someone for an evaluation in person. ...Read more

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Palpable bulge by lower neck/ collar bone that moves. Slightly swelling on the shoulder as well. No pain. What could it be?

Palpable bulge by lower neck/ collar bone that moves. Slightly swelling on the shoulder as well. No pain. What could it be?

Lipoma?: While its certainly hard to tell from here?
Probably the most likely source of your mass would
be a lipoma.
It could also be a little knot or muscle spasm often called a trigger point
But, if you're concerned you shoulder check it out -
most likely not anything too bad? ...Read more

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I have numbness and slight swelling on my left side starting at my shoulder socket following under my collar bone there is no pain when moved?

I have numbness and slight swelling on my left side starting at my shoulder socket following under my collar bone there is no pain when moved?

Not neurologic: Most probably, this is a musculoskeletal (rather than neurologic) problem in the shoulder joint or surrounding tendons (strain, shoulder sublaxation, etc) or inflammation in the tendons, fluid collections in that area (bursa), or breast tissue, or swollen nodes. Please see your doctor for a physical exam. She may order images of the shoulder, arm, or breast area depending on the likely diagnoses. ...Read more