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    joined the broken clavicle club last night

    was riding a little too fast and dug my shoulder into the ground at 10-15mph...

    Doc see's my x-rays and says "Got some balls on you!"

    surgery tuesday, but am super uncomfortable in the meantime


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    That Sucks!
    Did the bone break the skin? It looks like a compound fracture.
    I broke both of my clavicles at the same time but not as bad as yours.
    Just take it easy and let it heal up.

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    Fortunetly it did not, but the clavicle is "tenting" a bit.

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    Come on guys and lets give him some get well reps.
    Lots of us have been there.

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    all back together and in tons of pain. cant wait to heal up


    btw the far left screw was removed

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    You got lucky that they fixed yours. I broke mine in 99 and they just let it heal by itself and it healed all crooked, it is easily visible when looking at them side by side.

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    Why is everybody in such a rush to join this club?

    Sucks.....but te good news is the more times you break it, the less painful it is each time.
    I crashed hard enough on my Tallboy to break my leg,
    The carbon is way more durable than most people.

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    Hope you heal up fast!! Broke mine in March - skiing - 6 places - surgery - As always - hit the REHAB HARD!! - If you don't pack enough muscle back on and fall, you could seriously injure your shulder!

    Good luck!

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    Did mine today
    fairly high speed crash straight on my shoulder
    over the bars tuck but no roll
    exray looks almost identical
    hurts like a mofo when the t3s wear off
    gotta wait until monday to see the surgeon
    any idea how long your down for?
    typing left handed sucks
    hope you heal fast!

    sam

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    Well I joined up on Saturday along with 2 broken and 1 cracked rib my right side is covered with bruises and road rash and divot in side of helmet. Doc says no Surgery but recheck in 2 weeks to see progress

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    I'm in now also. Got bucked yesterday at high speed trying to scrub a boot'r jump at Angel Fire. Gotta go to ortho next week when I'm back home
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    Cut my season short. Really sh!tty too, was having a great year. Level 3 AC Shoulder separation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blantonator View Post
    all back together and in tons of pain. cant wait to heal up


    btw the far left screw was removed
    Hey Blantonator, /it looks like we had about the same break and fix

    How is the recovery coming along and what are you able to do at 3 weeks?

    Cheers
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    I have more or less full functionality with that arm now, but I'm under a lifting restriction of a cup of coffee. I've broken this restriction a few times and have been sore afterwards, but am definitely progressing and getting stronger every day. Pain is all but gone, but I'm still sore from time to time. I still can't quite sleep on that side though.

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    Did mine a week ago. Surgeon says let it heal. It did a little flip the other day, now I have to go back for reassesment. Risks aside it seems the surgical way would heal faster
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    Quote Originally Posted by MTB Pilot View Post
    I'm in now also. Got bucked yesterday at high speed trying to scrub a boot'r jump at Angel Fire. Gotta go to ortho next week when I'm back home
    Dude that is nasty!!!! and, looks damn painful!. I broke my left on Sept. 11th along with three broken ribs. Back on the bike now, but scared sh**tless of going OTB again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trodaq View Post
    Did mine a week ago. Surgeon says let it heal. It did a little flip the other day, now I have to go back for reassesment. Risks aside it seems the surgical way would heal faster
    I'm back on the bike with no problems 5 weeks after surgery. I was pretty active after two weeks, except for no lifting over 6 pounds. Good luck!
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