What is a clavicle?

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Is collarbone and clavicle the same? The clavicle (collarbone)is a part of the skeletal system that connects the arm to the body. Ligaments connect this long, thin bone to the sternum and shoulder. The clavicle is prone to injuries, such as clavicle fracture, dislocated shoulder and separated shoulder.

What is the most painful bone to break? 1. 1) Femur. The femur is the longest and strongest bone in the body. ...
2. 2) Tailbone. You could probably imagine that this injury is highly painful. ...
3. 3) Ribs. Breaking your ribs can be terribly distressing and quite painful. ...
4.4) Clavicle. You're probably asking, what's a clavicle?

How do you break your collarbone easily? Forward fall: A very common way to fracture the collar bone is to fall forward with your hands out in front bracing for the fall. Broken clavicle: There are numerous mechanisms to break it. Most are related to an_impact directly or to the upper extremity.

How long does collarbone pain last? A broken collarbone, or fractured clavicle, is a common injury. It usually happens after a fall or a blow to the shoulder. It takes about 6 to 8 weeks to heal in adults, and 3 to 6 weeks in-children.