Clavicle Fracture (Broken Collarbone)

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This is a common shoulder injury. It's a break of the bone that rests between the shoulder blade and the sternum. We call it the "collarbone." Your collarbones help connect your arms to your body.

What is a clavicle fracture (broken collarbone)?

This detailed video explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of a clavicle fracture (broken collarbone). Your broken collarbone may be treated with a sling and with medications to help your pain. Physical therapy may also help. If your collarbone has shifted out of position, you may need surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that is right for you.