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Types of Shoulder Fractures

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The shoulder consists of three bones which come together to form the joint: the humerus (the arm bone), the clavicle or collarbone, and the scapula at the glenoid (the shoulder blade). When an individual sustains a shoulder fracture, any of these three bones may be damaged or injured.

The majority of people who suffer from a fractured shoulder are diagnosed with a fracture of the proximal humerus. A proximal humerus fracture is an injury to the top of the humerus, or arm bone, which forms the ball of the ball-and-socket shoulder joint. Determining the appropriate treatment for the type of injury depends on the specific injury.

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Shoulder fractures most frequently involve a fracture to the proximal humerus. This type of fracture is characterized as an injury to the top of the arm bone, the humerus. These type of injuries can occur due to trauma from an injury or it could occur as a result of osteoporosis in the elderly population. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.

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