How to Treat Acute Acromion Fracture?

Q:
How to treat acute acromion fracture?

A:
Isolated acromial fractures are uncommon, they are often associated with rotator cuff injury and impairment of shoulder function. Acromion fracture usually can be treated with sling immobilization, ice, analgesics, surgical intervention, etc.

The arm should be immobilized in a sling in order to reduce the weight of the arm on the shoulder. Ice on the affected area can bring comfort. If it is associated with rotator cuff injury, surgical intervention should be considered.

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