Shoulder Pain Management
Fractures may heal if the bones can be realigned and the affected area can be immobilized. Fractures can take 3 to 4 months to heal.
Figure 1: X-ray of a fractured shoulder
Content in this section is adapted and/or repurposed with permission from:
Lotke, PA, Abboud, JA, Ende, J. Lippincott’s Primary Care Orthopaedics. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008:section 8.
Authors: Abboud, JA, Ricchetti, ET, Tjoumakaris, FP, Yagnik, GP.
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