Ac joint separation, will this cause any physical problems with sports?

AC Separation. Ac separation is an injury to the ligaments that connect the collarbone to the scapula. Most heal uneventfully, but some do not. Athletes most likely to have difficulties are overhead throwers. Good luck!

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I have AC joint separation, will the bump cause any physical problems with sports?

It shouldn't. Almost all these separations heal themselves, and leave a bump. You should be able to participate in all activities without discomfort, once fully healed. 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 more...

Ac joint separation: will the bump cause any physical problems when doing sports?

Nope. As long as the clavicle is not dislocated posteriorly should be fine to participate in sports when healed. Read more...
Not likely. As long as the injury is relatively minor, and once the ac separation has healed and matured, it is less likely that there will be any physical problems during sports. These injuries are usually very well tolerated. There are exceptions to this of course...Especially if the ac separation is severe (grade 3 or higher). In those situations, sometimes surgical correction is needed. Read more...

4 years ago I was in an accident that caused an AC joint separation (type II or iii). Never treated, still painful. Any options other than surgery?

Injection. If still painful after 4 years, surgery may very well be required. Physical therapy and possibly a cortisone injection could be tried first. See an orthopedic surgeon. 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. Sometimes a steroid injection can decrease pain also. Hope this information is helpful. Take care. Wilsonshoulder.com. Read more...

What sort of problem is an acromioclavicular (ac) joint separation?

Let me explian. The a_c separation could come in three degrees. 1-grade 1, when the separate about one third of his width. 2-grade 2 two third of his width. 3-grade 3the full width. Grade 1 , 2 we teat them non surgical. Grade 3 most likely with surgery. Read more...
Painful traumatic. Usually from fall on shoulder ice hockey players get them all the time. 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 more...

Where can I get best AC joint separation rehabilitation?

See below. See ortho to see if you need surgery............If no need than see pt with good sports medicine background. Read more...

What is the treatment for AC joint separation?

It depends. On the grade, 1-obesvation and treatment, 2- also could be treated by the method, 3- most likely need surgery. Ther are classification for those injuries are more detailed. Read more...
Let us try. Generally, there is no known cure for knock knees post-childhood.Contrary to common belief, no amount of orthotic treatment or bodybuilding exercise will straighten knock knees for adults. If the condition persists or worsens into late childhood and adulthood, a corrective osteotomy may be recommended to straighten the legs. Read more...

Rotary cuff injury or possible AC joint separation. What's the difference?

These are 2 differen. Conditions, like a tooth problem and a gum problem. The ac joint separation is the result of an injury to the joint on top of the shoulder; while the rc injury is a tear of the tendons (which from the rc). They are like 1/2 an inch from each other. The ac injury would be obvious on the xrays while rc injury is mostly seen on mri. Read more...