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Fractured Collarbone 4 months ago - Can I return to the court?

Discussion in 'Injuries' started by badcraving, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. badcraving

    badcraving Regular Member

    Aug 10, 2006
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    Well, I am right-handed and fractured my right collarbone in a car accident 4 months ago. I have a stainless steel plate to secure the bone. My doctor did not advice against me returning to play badminton.

    I feel alright although it ache a little when I am trying to straighten my right arm, upright. I may not be able to give full strength while playing. I guess I'd need to start off slowly and avoid smashing too much like before.

    Should I rest more (eg. more than 6 months) or go back playing? :p

    Thank you!
  2. alexh

    alexh Regular Member

    May 19, 2009
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    Adelaide, Australia
    Um, you mean you asked your doctor and they said it was OK? Or you were afraid they might give you bad news so you didn't ask?

    I think it's not safe to rely on this forum to give you the right answer. You should ask your doctor.

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