Posts Tagged: AC joint injury

Acromioclavicular Joint or AC Joint Injury

If you separate your acromioclavicular joint or experience an AC joint injury, are there other structures within the shoulder that may have been damaged? Separation of the AC joint typically occurs from a direct blow to the shoulder. This common shoulder injury may happen as a result of some type of sports injury, during an… Read more »

Shoulder Injuries Including AC Joint Common Among Football Players

Injuries to the shoulder are common in collegiate football players. The most common area of the shoulder injuries is the acromioclavicular joint (A-C joint). AC joint injury accounts for 41% of all shoulder injuries among college football players. Dr. Jason Dragoo and colleagues viewed injury data from the 2004-2005 and 2008 through 2009 National Collegiate… Read more »