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Forum Name: Bone trauma and fractures
|ashnav002 - Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:57 am|
Sir exactly eleven days before i fell off from motor bike and broke my right clavicle. It is a non-displaced middle clavicle fracture. i am treated with cuff & collar support (common sling support). please advice me can i use the clavicle brace support which is strapped on both shoulders and adjusted from the back. if yes from when? thank u sir.
|Tom Plamondon PA-C - Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:18 am|
The brace should be worn for 6 weeks.
Activity level as tolerated but remember it takes 6 weeks for bone to heal.
At 6 weeks, have another x-ray to determine healing.
For specific current limitations or restrictions consult your orthopedist.
|ashnav002 - Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:36 am|
sir thanx a lot for your valuable advice, but already more than 3 weeks have passed since my clavicle fracture, do you still advice to wear the clavicle brace? my doc says its not required. pls guide me.
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