Nonoperative treatment of type I and II AC joint
injuries may be complicated by residual instability, degenerative changes at the AC joint
, distal clavicle osteolysis, and continued pain.
Cahill looked at 46 males, none of whom had a history of acute injury to the AC joint
area; 45 of them lifted weights, usually at least three times a week, with emphasis on the upper extremities.
The 21-year-old will undergo "surgical stabilisation" on his AC joint
and could miss up to six games - including the Capital One Cup trip to Manchester United.
Injuries and unavailabilities are now starting to bite, with goal-kicking winger and second highest try-scorer Gavin Stead also ruled out with a hamstring problem, Jack Housley struggling with an ankle worry, Josh Lumb nursing an AC joint
injury and prop Josh Wrafter working away.
But Clark is now in danger of missing the entire RBS Six Nations after he damaged the AC joint
in his right shoulder during Northampton's Heineken Cup defeat to Glasgow.
Scans on the injury have revealed the Ospreys skipper needs to undergo surgery to reconstruct his AC joint
ligaments, and he will go under the knife later this week before facing a lengthy recovery.
Robinson said: "I had a couple of niggling injuries which halted my progress last season, particularly the AC joint
in my shoulder.
Tailback Curtis McNeal sprained the AC joint
in his shoulder but practiced Monday.
3) The presentation of septic arthritis of the AC joint
may be difficult to differentiate from septic arthritis of the shoulder joint.
Obviously, Jonny is pretty disappointed and so am I, as we also had Semo Sititi suffering a broken jaw and Craig Hamilton injuring the AC joint
in his shoulder.
Davies - already waiting for the results of a scan on the problem area taken the day before the game - suffered a recurrence of an injury to the AC joint
in his shoulder in the opening minutes of Saturday's game against Henley, but is responding well to treatment.
I think it's something to do with his AC joint
, I'm not sure.
The 25-times' Tour stage winner suffered a separated AC joint
after colliding with Australian Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) as Giant-Shimano's Marcel Kittel won the stage and with it the yellow jersey.
The Ulster hooker sprained the AC joint
on his right shoulder during Sunday's 36-6 victory over Italy and has been receiving intensive treatment since.
The British and Irish Lions fly-half came off after 54 minutes of his side's victory complaining of soreness on the AC joint
of his right shoulder following a heavy tackle in the first-half.