What Is the Treatment for a Dislocated Collarbone?


A dislocated or broken collar bone or clavicle is a common shoulder injury. The treatment is usually dependent upon the degree of displacement of the fracture fragments. If the two pieces of bones are reasonably well aligned, it will be sufficient to just immobilise the affected arm in a sling. Where there is an excessive displacement that prevents fracture union and healing, it will is advisable to seek orthopaedic advice.
Q&A Related to "What Is the Treatment for a Dislocated Collarbone"
Before any treatment can be done on a dislocated shoulder, an x-ray must be taken to confirm the dislocation, determine the place of dislocation, and check for any torn ligaments
Because of the significant weight bearing aspect of the hip, the instability you are describing could lead to very early degenerative joint disease of the hip. If you have not already
A dislocated knee is a serious injury. Treatment for it starts with treating vascular and nerve injuries, after that the "meniscus" and "cartilage" are repaired.
The first treatment for shoulder dislocation is to "reduce" or
Similar Questions
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2015 Ask.com