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What are treatment for AC joint damage?

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: AC separation

Treatment for ac separation depends on severity of the injury.
Ac separations are classified type i-vi. Type i and ii are all treated non-operatively. Type iv-vi are all fixed surgically. Type iii management varies depending on the patient. Some are fixed acutely, but most still managed conservatively.

In brief: AC separation

Treatment for ac separation depends on severity of the injury.
Ac separations are classified type i-vi. Type i and ii are all treated non-operatively. Type iv-vi are all fixed surgically. Type iii management varies depending on the patient. Some are fixed acutely, but most still managed conservatively.
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