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Ac Joint Pain
Depends on grade: 1= 2-3weeks using ice rest activity modification. 2= some disruption of ligaments ; takes 6-8 weeks. 3=complete dislocation of the joint, all ligaments ; capsule torn, ; the clavicle rides high ; there's noted deformity, this may or may not require surgery depending on which orthopod u c. 2 schools of thought. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ac joint arthritis pain for 9 months. No relief from nsaids. Temp relief from 3 cortisone shots. Doctor says surgery is next step. Sound right?
What should I do about potential collar bone or AC joint injury? Having some pain with deep breathes please help?
AC SEPARATION: Typically an AC JOINT separation can be treated conservatively when it is only a type 2 or 3. Treatment consists of therapy to regain motion after a short period in a sling. If pain persists or you have pain with activities then sometimes surgical intervention is warranted. Consult an Orthopaedic surgeon for a complete work up. Hope this information is helpful. Take care. Wilsonshoulder.com ...Read more
AC SEPARATION: Typically an AC JOINT separation can be treated conservatively when it is only a type 2 or 3. Treatment consists of therapy to regain motion after a short period in a sling. If pain persists or you have pain with activities then sometimes surgical intervention is warranted. Consult an Orthopaedic surgeon for a complete work up. Hope this information is helpful. Take care. Wilsonshoulder.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you know when surgery is needed for a widening AC joint, I have had the pain for about 4/5 months now. Thanks ?
Fix pain/instability: Mere widening of your ac (acromioclavicular) joint is not an indication for surgery. Pain from arthritis or osteolysis can cause joint space widening or narrowing and lead to surgery. Trauma or injury can generate instability and widening too (usually with prominence of the end of the clavicle) that can lead to ac joint reconstruction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a ShoulderArthroscopy/ SubacromialDecompression; Ac Joint Resection in 11/2015. Pain, low endurance, still grinds. Should I get a 2nd opinion?
Could I have surgery on my shouoder at AC joint if its grade 2 and after working with it about couple minutes i get pain in it?
Sure: Most grade 2 injuries heal without surgery however some have residual pain and have a good prognosis with distal clavicle excison. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with arthrosis of the AC joint at 27 and cannot afford an excision. How can I manage the pain without surgery?
Steroid injection : The pain and inflammation can often be effectively managed by AC steroid injection every 3-6 months. The Perioperative morbidity from a straightforward arthroscopic AC joint excision is quite low. The "down time" can be very short. After a week or so of "soft tissue rest," you will likely be able to advance as tolerated with motion and strength if surgery becomes indicated. ...Read more
I tore my AC joint in my shoulder and still get a sharp pain when i rotate my shoulder should I return for a X-ray or try some sort rehabilitation?
Could i get surgery on my shoulder at the AC joint as the top joining bone is rasied up and causes abit of pain while in use?
How Long?: If you haven't had this pain very long and haven't suffered any significant injury, it may be a strain of your ac joint (where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade). Often avoiding activities that cause the pain for a while will result in improvement. If you have had pain and trouble for some time, i would recommend you see a shoulder specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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