What is a Clavicle Fracture?

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The collarbone (also known as the "clavicle") is  a long, thin bone found between the breastbone and the shoulder. While the clavicle serves several functions for the body, its main function is to is to provide support and functionality to the shoulder. Clavicle fractures often result from falling directly on the shoulder, with common examples being when a patient falls off a bicycle or a motorcycle. Although clavicle injuries or…