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Old 11-12-2008, 01:56 PM   #1
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Numb Fingers after Broken Collar Bone

Hi all new member here hope this is the right forum,,,
I broke my right collarbone about 5 weeks ago in a motocross crash ,which the hospital just left to heal on its own no plating ,gradualy i've been getting a wiered sensation in the 4th and 5th fingers in my right hand a semi numbness . Any suggestions on what to do or can be done.

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Old 11-12-2008, 08:05 PM   #2
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Re: Numb Fingers after Broken Collar Bone

Might be a problem with your ulnar nerve or a nerve problem directly related to the collarbone injury, like a thoracic outlet syndrome. (some form of TOS is common after motor vehicle accidents where there's upper body injury)


There are various treatments for both conditions; anti-inflammatory medication, splints, physical therapy, surgery, etc. But it all depends of your individual condition and situation. See your orthopedist.

 
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:29 AM   #3
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Re: Numb Fingers after Broken Collar Bone

well, i am no specialist in the field, if the same had happened to me, i would have taken it very seriously, and would have certainly liked to have a profeesional opinion from a good doctor. coz i had a minor sports accident, and i have fractured my collar bone once, but this sort of thing never happened!

 
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