My other half had a bad crash yesterday and landed heavily on her shoulder (and head!). Collar bone is highly painful to the touch and shoulder is big, swollen and immobile but x-rays didn't show a fracture, so the nurse said she had probably torn lots of things in her shoulder and has been referred to physio which should take about a week apparently.
It seems a bit vague to me, will the physio be able to establish what the damage is? I would have expected a doctor would need to look at it. I'm a bit wary as when I broke my collar bone, nobody told me what to do and I ended up with a frozen shoulder which kept me off the bike for months longer than the bone took to heal. There seemed to be a lack of communication between the doctor and physio and nothing happened until it was too late.
Is there anything to look into or push for in anyone's experience?