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How is a clavicle fracture typically treated?
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Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
General Practice
6 doctors agree
In brief: Strap or surgery
If there is minimal displacement then a clavicle strap is enough.
If markedly displaced, then surgery would be appropriate. This would include a plate and screws or a small rod that would be placed inside the bone after aligning it.

In brief: Strap or surgery
If there is minimal displacement then a clavicle strap is enough.
If markedly displaced, then surgery would be appropriate. This would include a plate and screws or a small rod that would be placed inside the bone after aligning it.
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Sling
Sling pain control surgery rarely indicated.

In brief: Sling
Sling pain control surgery rarely indicated.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Non op or surgery
Clavicle fractures without much displacement or shortening are treated without surgery usually in a sling for comfort for a week or two then early range of motion of the shoulder. Displaced or shortened clavicle fractures may be treated with surgery.

In brief: Non op or surgery
Clavicle fractures without much displacement or shortening are treated without surgery usually in a sling for comfort for a week or two then early range of motion of the shoulder. Displaced or shortened clavicle fractures may be treated with surgery.
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
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