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Clavicle Fracture (Broken Collarbone)

The clavicle, or collarbone, is an important part of your shoulder structure, providing stability to the shoulder joint. A clavicle fracture, or broken collarbone, is a very common type of fracture. It can occur due to a direct blow, such as from a sports injury or a car accident, or from an indirect injury, such as falling off of a bicycle.


Clavicle Fracture: What You Need to Know

  • If you participate in contact sports, like football, you are at greater risk of experiencing a clavicle fracture.
  • Common symptoms of a clavicle fracture are severe pain and swelling at the site of the fracture and pain when trying to move the arm.
  • Diagnosing a clavicle fracture often includes a physical exam and X-rays of the collarbone to verify a fracture.
  • Most clavicle fractures are treated with rest and an arm sling, but some require surgical intervention.

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Rely on the expertise of our physicians to help you manage your clavicle fracture.

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