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Fractured clavicle (collarbone)FFractured clavicle (collarbone)Fractured clavicle (collarbone)EnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)ShoulderBonesNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZPreeti Grewal, RN, MN, APN;William Cole, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRACS, FRCSC6.0000000000000077.0000000000000390.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>A fractured clavicle (collarbone) requires a sling in order to heal. Learn about fractured clavicles, their treatment and expected recovery timelines. </p><figure><span class="asset-image-title">Fractured clavicle (collarbone)</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Fracture_clavicle_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="Fractured clavicle" /> </figure> <p>Your child has a fractured (broken) clavicle. The clavicle is the collarbone.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Your child needs to wear a sling for a fractured clavicle. </li> <li>The clavicle is the collarbone. </li> <li>The fracture will begin to heal after 10 to 14 days. </li> <li>You child will need to avoid high-impact activities for a minimum of four to six weeks after they stop wearing the sling. </li> </ul><h2>Your child will need a sling</h2> <p>For the bone to heal, your child will need to wear a sling. The sling helps to keep your child's arm and collarbone still so the bone can heal. </p> <p>Your child may need to wear the sling for about two to three weeks.</p>
Fracture de la claviculeFFracture de la claviculeFractured clavicle (collarbone)FrenchOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)ShoulderBonesNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZPreeti Grewal, RN, MN, APN;William Cole, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRACS, FRCSC6.0000000000000077.0000000000000390.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Il faut utiliser une écharpe pour permettre à une clavicule fracturée de guérir. Apprenez-en plus sur les fractures de la clavicule.</p><figure><span class="asset-image-title">Fracture de la clavicule</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Fracture_clavicle_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="Fracture de la clavicule" /> </figure> <p>Votre enfant a une fracture de la clavicule.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Votre enfant devra porter son bras en écharpe pour permettre à sa clavicule fracturée de guérir.</li> <li>La fracture commencera à guérir en 10 à 14 jours.<br></li> <li>Votre enfant devra éviter les activités avec impact pendant au moins 4 à 6 semaines après avoir retiré l'écharpe.</li> </ul><h2>Votre enfant devra porter son bras en écharpe</h2> <p>Pour permettre à l'os de guérir, votre enfant devra porter le bras en écharpe, pour éviter que son bras et sa clavicule ne bougent et pour permettre à sa clavicule de guérir.</p> <p>Votre enfant devra porter son bras en écharpe pendant environ 2 à 3 semaines. </p>

 

 

Fractured clavicle (collarbone)1182.00000000000Fractured clavicle (collarbone)Fractured clavicle (collarbone)FEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)ShoulderBonesNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZPreeti Grewal, RN, MN, APN;William Cole, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRACS, FRCSC6.0000000000000077.0000000000000390.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>A fractured clavicle (collarbone) requires a sling in order to heal. Learn about fractured clavicles, their treatment and expected recovery timelines. </p><figure><span class="asset-image-title">Fractured clavicle (collarbone)</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Fracture_clavicle_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="Fractured clavicle" /> </figure> <p>Your child has a fractured (broken) clavicle. The clavicle is the collarbone.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Your child needs to wear a sling for a fractured clavicle. </li> <li>The clavicle is the collarbone. </li> <li>The fracture will begin to heal after 10 to 14 days. </li> <li>You child will need to avoid high-impact activities for a minimum of four to six weeks after they stop wearing the sling. </li> </ul><h2>Healing after the sling is worn</h2> <p>After 10 to 14 days of wearing the sling, the fracture will stabilize and have new bone growth at the injury site. Your child may feel a bump on the collarbone. This is normal; it means that the fracture has healed. The bump will get smaller over the next year, but it may not disappear completely. </p> <h3>Avoid contact sports</h3> <p>Your child should avoid high-impact contact sports for a minimum of four to six weeks after the sling comes off (unless you are told otherwise). </p> <p>If you have any concerns, contact your family doctor or the advanced practice nurse (APN) at the fracture clinic.</p><h2>Your child will need a sling</h2> <p>For the bone to heal, your child will need to wear a sling. The sling helps to keep your child's arm and collarbone still so the bone can heal. </p> <p>Your child may need to wear the sling for about two to three weeks.</p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/fractured_clavicle.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/fractured_clavicle.jpgclaviclefractureFractured clavicle (collarbone)False

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