Clavicle Injury

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Clavicle fractures are often caused by a direct blow to the shoulder. This can happen during a fall onto the shoulder or a car collision. A fall onto an outstretched arm can also cause a clavicle fracture. In babies, these fractures can occur during the passage through the birth canal. A fall on a outstretched arm can cause a clavicle fracture as well as falling on the end of the shoulder. In junction with a direct blow, direct impact against the clavicle from the front or even above can cause the injury. We often expect most of shoulder injuries to occur from sports but they also do in Vehicle trauma from a car, motorcycle or bike accident.
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