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Old 01-07-2014, 11:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
sk8mk
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Default Collarbone Recovery

Hello,

Unfortunately 6 and a bit weeks ago I slammed off a rail and managed to break my collarbone, but what made that worse was that I've got a trip to Austria for a week in the alps booked for 18th January. Once I broke it, the doctors just gave me a sling and said it would heal eventually, and every doctor has said they wouldn't recommend riding so soon, but for anyone who has been in this situation before, how long did you leave it before you rode again?

I've got movement back into my arm, but it can sometimes feel stiff and aches if I over-do any lifting/movement. I think this could be psychological pain rather than it actually causing harm though.

My x-rays are here,

November 22nd


December 19th


Final question, is there armor or something I could wear when riding that would protect the collarbone? I wouldn't be doing any jumps/rails just don't want to sit in the hotel looking out the window at all the powder!

Any advice is appreciated
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