Broken shoulder

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What is broken shoulder?

The shoulder is made up of three bones: shoulder blade (scapula), collar bone (clavicle), and arm bone (humerus). A broken shoulder is often caused by heavy forces e.g. a fall or car accident.

Common symptoms reported by people with broken shoulder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for broken shoulder

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
22
Tried for
broken shoulder (1)

Data from patients with broken shoulder, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with broken shoulder

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
broken shoulder (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with broken shoulder, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has broken shoulder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 18 say broken shoulder is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 7
40s 12
50s 26
60s 23
70+ 14

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 28
Female 54

These charts show data from broken shoulder patients who have completed their condition history
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