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What to do with a fractured clavicle?

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Unless it has punctured the skin (which occurs in a very small amount of cases), the best thing to do - or rather, have one's doctors do, as a fractured clavicle would require a visit to the hospital - is to rest the affected arm and support it with a sling that goes over the opposite shoulder. That, along with prescribed pain relief and time will (in most cases) fix the fracture.
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Why is the clavicle at risk to fracture when a person falls on her shoulder?

  The best way to understand this is to look at a skeleton. YOu can see how the head of the humerus anchors right into the clavicle. Press gently on the head of the humeru

How hitting the graund whit the hands can fracture the clavicle?

  The shock of hitting the ground with the hands travels up the arms, and hits the clavicle with enough force and the angle to fracture it. The impact usually damages some