Imaging of the AC joint
includes a standard shoulder series of plain films (AP, scapular Y, and axillary views).
Surgical excision of the AC joint
may be indicated after failure of 2-3 injections.
Based on responses to the Xylocaine injection, 28 of the 38 patients were classified as having AC joint
2) If the AC joint
is fixed, either by fusion or hardware crossing the joint, there will be a loss of motion and failure of hardware secondary to the coupling of clavicle rotation with scapular motion and arm elevation.
The 25-time 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 talented Brazilian damaged the AC joint
in his right shoulder after landing awkwardly following a reckless challenge from Ashley Williams during Monday night's 2-2 draw with Swansea City.
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.
The 23-year-old was included in England's Six Nations squad before suffering the injury to his right AC joint
in Northampton's Heineken Cup defeat to Glasgow on Saturday.
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.
I took a little knock to my AC joint
in pre-season, and from there I had to rest it for a few weeks.
Trott had strained the AC joint
in his left shoulder while diving to intercept a drive from Rahul Dravid during the second Test at Trent Bridge.
The 22-year-old, who has damaged an AC joint
, was one of a number of Wolves players hurt in Saturday's season-opening Engage Super League loss to Huddersfield.
The untightening of the shoulder that has hounded him since he suffered a mild sprain of the AC joint
against USC on Nov.
Clerk of the course Fiona Needham said: "She is badly concussed and has injured the AC joint
in her shoulder, but she is stable.
On examination, patients have point tenderness over the affected AC joint
and pain with a cross-body adduction maneuver.