Broken Collarbone (Clavicle Fracture)

About- Broken collarbone also known as a clavicle fracture is a bone fracture of the clavicle which connects the upper part of the breastbone to the shoulder blade.

Symptoms-
 A bump or bulge on or near the shoulder
 A grinding or crackling sound while moving the shoulder
 Bruising
 Immediate pain that increases with shoulder movement
 Limited movement of the shoulder
 Numbness 
 Sagging of the shoulder downward and forward
 Shoulder Stiffness
 Swelling or Tenderness around the injured area

Causes-
 Birth injury
 Direct blow
 Falls
 Sports injuries
 Vehicle accident or trauma

Specialists to Visit
 Orthopedic Surgeon

 Sports Medicine Specialist
 Physiotherapist

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References-
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https://www.mayoclinic.org
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https://www.emedicinehealth.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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