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

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Dr. Joseph Wilson
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: 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

In brief: 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
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Painful traumatic

Usually from fall on shoulder ice hockey players get them all the time.

In brief: Painful traumatic

Usually from fall on shoulder ice hockey players get them all the time.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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