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  • Cory Kim
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    Corresponding author Cory Kim, BS, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest, Lebanon, OR, USA.
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    Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest, Lebanon, OR, USA
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      The clavicle, otherwise known as the collarbone, is the most common bone to break and makes up 5% to 10% of all fractures seen in hospital emergency admissions.
      • Bentley TP
      • Hosseinzadeh S.
      Clavicle fractures.
      ,
      • Burnham JM
      • Kim DC
      • Kamineni S.
      Midshaft clavicle fractures: a critical review.
      Return to work or sport usually occurs within 6 to 8 weeks.
      • Garrick JG
      • Webb DR.
      Fractures of the proximal and middle thirds of the clavicle.
      During this recovery time, weight-bearing activities and full range of motion are typically restricted. Whether a student, athlete, or young professional, the sudden restricted use of an extremity leads to the inability to perform simple tasks that were previously taken for granted. One specific activity most people take for granted is the ability to dress oneself.

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      References

        • Bentley TP
        • Hosseinzadeh S.
        Clavicle fractures.
        StatPearls, 2022. 2022 (Available at:) (Accessed June 3, 2022)
        • Burnham JM
        • Kim DC
        • Kamineni S.
        Midshaft clavicle fractures: a critical review.
        Orthopedics. 2016; 39: e814-e821
        • Garrick JG
        • Webb DR.
        Fractures of the proximal and middle thirds of the clavicle.
        in: Garrick JG Webb DR Sports injuries: diagnosis and management. 2nd ed. WB Saunders, Philadelphia1999: 93