Do you get a cast for a broken collarbone?

Answer Usually just a sling for this kind of break. The idea is to take the weight off the chest area and more onto the shoulder.

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How to Repair a Broken Collarbone?

The collarbone, also known as the clavicle, attaches your breastbone to your scapula. Broken collarbones are common injuries that happen most frequently to individuals under age 20. This is because... Read More »

How to Tell If You Have a Broken Collarbone?

Imagine that you are playing football with your teenage son. You fall directly on top of your shoulder. When you get up, there is intense pain. You might have broken your collarbone (clavicle). It ... Read More »

How to Apply a Cast to a Broken Arm?

Most arm casts are made from either plaster or fiberglass and fully encase the appendage in order to hold a broken bone in place until it heals. These upper extremity casts come in two varieties: l... Read More »

Can you make your own cast for broken wrist?

Yes, but only if you are a orthopedic surgeon.