What is the best treatment for newborn collar bone fracture?

They heal alone. They heal by themselves in about a week or two without specific treatment.Have to be careful how to position the newborn in bed and how to hold the baby when in your arms.

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Will a collar bone fracture ever heal on its own?

Yes. The clavicle (collar bone) will usually heal quite readily unless some soft tissue got caught inbetween the ends of the bone at the time of the injury. If a fracture is still sore after 3 months, it may mean that it has not united like it should. Ask your doctor about a bone growth stimulator or surgery. Read more...

How can you tell if your baby has a collar bone fracture?

They favor that side. Babies are small and broken bones are hard to detect. A baby will avoid moving that arm and will fuss if you touch that area or lay then at that side. Fortunately these injuries heal quickly and usually without permanent problems. If you suspect that your baby or child has an injury, they should be properly evaluated by a trained health care provider. This evaluation may include an x-ray. Read more...
Check with your Peds. By physical examination in any pediatric office. The good part though is that no treatment required. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Baby collar bone fracture?

Clavicle fracture. Clavicle fractures can occur from a fall onto an outstretched arm or from direct trauma to the area. They can also occur in babies during childbirth. . Read more...

Collar bone fracture at birth. How did it heal?

Fast. New borns heal this type of fx very rapidly. Within 7-10 days should no longer be painful. Complete healing will take a few weeks but once it stops hurting no further attention is necessary. Read more...

Is my toddler's collar bone fracture from birth healed?

Sure. This kind of fracture takes a couple months to heal. It has been healed for a long time! It is possible to feel a " bump" where the break was. If he has an xray in the future you may be able to see a little healed area in the bone. Read more...

When can I join gym after collar bone fracture?

Clavicle fracture. Your break should be well healed by now. I would encourage you to strengthen the muscles about the shoulder blade and rotator cuff to help you fully recover. Read more...

What precaution should I take when I have a collar bone fracture?

Sling. Follow your orthopedists advice. Usually these fractures are treated in a sling. They need monitoring with x-rays to ensure proper healing. Read more...

Can babies have a metal plate put in for a collar bone fracture?

Yes. A baby can have a metal plate put in for a collar bone fracture, but this would require a very rare and extremely unique set of circumstances to be indicated. Read more...
No. All fractures of collar bones of babies heal nicely without any surgery (within 7 to 10 days). Very rarely, an infant with brittle bone disease (viable type) may have a fracture of collar bone. I am not aware of any surgery being done in such situation. Read more...
Why ever? Newborns heal without specific therapy. The bone has a rubbery sleeve that keeps a cracked bone in place, so there is no need for external devices to align it. If an older infant whose break was in a crash with true overriding bones. Just keeping the shoulders back with a strap will usually fix it. Read more...