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    My collarbone keeps moving out of place after straining shoulder. Can it be fixed?

    Strained my shoulder 16 months ago, collarbone keeps moving out of place and ribs moving onto sternum. Causes chest, neck & jaw pain. How can I prevent/fix this?
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  • Ali treats people from all walks of life and a variety of complaints. His interests lie in treating and rehabilitating sports injuries, treating headaches and … View Profile

    Hi,

    Given that there is a traumatic onset for your pain it is very important that you get your shoulder/collarbone looked at by a professional (osteo/chiro/physio). The fact that it has been ongoing for approximately 16 months is probably the reason why it has gradually affected your chest, neck and jaw. The chronic nature of the injury has possibly caused some muscular imbalances (weak/tight muscles) however I am confident your injury can be fixed. If you have any further questions or uncertainty please feel free to contact me at the clinic.

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