Health Tip: Signs That Shoulder Pain is a Broken
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- The collarbone doesn't completely harden
until about age 20 years. This makes younger people -- especially
participants in contact sports -- more susceptible to a broken
collarbone, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says.
The academy says common symptoms of a broken collarbone
Having a shoulder that droops.
Being in too much pain to lift one or both arms.
Feeling a "grinding" as you try to lift an arm.
Feeling pain when touching the collarbone.
Detecting an abnormal bump or swelling on the collarbone.
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