Shoulder Facts & News

BROKEN_COLLARBONE_PICTURE

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A clavicle fracture or a broken collarbone is a common injury that is caused by a fall onto a shoulder or an outstretched hand, putting enough pressure on the clavicle to make it fracture or snap. It is particularly common in children and young adults as these bones do not become hard until adulthood.

Who are at risk?

1) Children and young adults

2) Those with a low dietary intake of Vitamin D and calcium.

3) People participating in extreme sports such as mountain biking.
Symptoms

1) Pain, swelling and bruising at the affected region

2) A shoulder that seems to be sagging

3) a grinding or crackling sensation when trying to raise the arm

Treatment

In most cases, the fracture heals well with application of ice or pain relievers, or by using a sling. Sometimes, physical therapy may be recommended. Complicated broken collarbone conditions may require surgery to realign the broken bone.

March 21, 2014
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Clavicle Fracture

A clavicle fracture or a broken collarbone is a common injury that is caused by a fall onto a shoulder or an outstretched hand, putting enough pressure on the clavicle to make it fracture or snap. It is particularly common in children and young adults as these bones do not become hard until adulthood.
March 21, 2014
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Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome is a clinical condition that occurs due to mechanical impingement of the rotator cuff tendon beneath the anteroinferior portion of the acromion. This condition is often seen in aging adults.
December 2, 2013
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Are you a hypochondriac?

It is the persistent conviction that one is or is likely to become ill, often involving symptoms when illness is neither present nor likely, and persisting despite reassurance and medical evidence to the contrary.
December 1, 2013

Mouse shoulder? What is that?

'Mouse Shoulder' is a term used to define a symptom that occurs in people who use computers for long hours. It occurs in the neck and shoulder region and can lead to a deep pain in the upper part of the shoulder.