Sternoclavicular Joint Injuries

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Sternoclavicular Joint Separation

The sternoclavicular (SC) joint is located where the collarbone attaches to the breastbone. These bones are held tightly together by ligaments and other fibrous tissue that surround the joint. While sternoclavicular joint separation injuries are [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Injury

The sternoclavicular joint, also referred to as the SC joint, is the joint located between the collarbone (known as the clavicle) and the breastbone (known as the sternum). The sternoclavicular joint supports the shoulders and [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Arthritis

When a joint has been injured, arthritis can set in over time, even after the injury has been treated. This is true even for the sternoclavicular (SC) joint. If the sternoclavicular joint has experienced a [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Fracture

The clavicle is a long, curved bone making up a portion of the shoulder girdle. It connects the shoulder itself to the sternum, which is referred to as the breastbone. A sternoclavicular joint fracture is [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Sprain

Sprains to the sternoclavicular (SC) joint are often referred to as shoulder sprains. However, shoulder sprains can affect various structures within the shoulder joint. A sternoclavicular joint sprain is a distinct injury that is not [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Instability

Sternoclavicular joint instability is a condition that occurs when the bones and structures that make up this region of the shoulder joint do not work as they should. Similar to instability of the shoulder where [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Subluxation

The sternoclavicular joint, or SC joint, is the connection of the breastbone (sternum) to the collarbone (clavicle). When an individual falls—for example, off of a bike or a ladder—their first instinct is to put their [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Dislocation

The sternoclavicular joint, also referred to as the SC joint, is the area of the shoulder where the collarbone (clavicle) connects to the breastbone (sternum). These two bones are connected and held tightly together by [...]