Collarbone fractures commonly happen due to sports injuries or falling on an outstretched arm. Get help right away if you suspect a fractured collarbone. Without an evaluation or treatment, the injury may lead to chronic pain or even shoulder problems.
Bending your elbow compresses the ulnar nerve inside the cubital tunnel. The nerve can get inflamed or irritated after constant bending and pinching or after getting hurt. Over time, this can lead to pain or numbness that is often felt in your ring and little fingers.
Did you know selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants can increase the risk of bone fracture? The risk is particularly higher for people aged 50 and above.
Sometimes it's easier to just stay home! All of the doctors and providers at Advantage Orthopedic and Sports Medicine are available for virtual visits. You can use your phone, tablet or computer to have a telehealth visit from the comfort of your own home or from work.