What is the Most Frequently Broken Bone in the Body?

Did you know that the collarbone is the most frequently broken bone in the human body. It’s hardly surprising that I see so many patients who have fractured their collarbone.

Often collarbone fracture is caused by falling on an outstretched arm for example when skiing. I’ve just got back from the Winter Olympics and skiing is a common cause of fractures to the collabone so if you’re off skiing over the holidays do be careful on the slopes.

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