Information about Fracture Collar Bone
We Have to Know about the Fracture Collar Bone
- The collarbones (clavicle) lie between the breast bone (sternum) and shoulder on either side at the root of the neck.
- Clavicle fractures are common.
- They can occur due to direct or transmitted injuries
- Rest the injured part
- Support the upper limb with a sling.
- Avoid any activity that causes pain
- Apply an ice pack or cold compresses for 10-15 minutes as soon as possible after an injury.
- Consult a doctor
Signs & Symptoms of Fracture Collar Bone
- Swelling & deformity in the clavicular region
- Difficulty and painful limitation of movements of upper limb
Medical advice for Fracture Collar Bone
- Any suspicion of fracture
- Difficulty to move the arm
Risk factors Fracture Collar Bone
- Falls, accidents, hits, and injuries.
Investigations for Fracture Collar Bone
- X- rays