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Sternoclavicular Joint Separation

SC Separation Overview 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 [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Injury

Sternoclavicular Joint Injury Overview 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 [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Arthritis

An Overview of SC 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. [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Fracture

Sternoclavicular Joint Fracture Overview 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. [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Sprain

An Overview of a 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 [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Instability

An Overview of 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. [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Subluxation

Sternoclavicular Joint Subluxation Overview 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 [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Dislocation

Sternoclavicular Joint Dislocation Overview 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 [...]

Sternoclavicular Joint Injuries

An Overview of Sternoclavicular Joint Injuries The sternoclavicular joint is an important joint in the human body responsible for supporting the shoulder and upper extremities. Often referred to as the “SC joint" or "SCJ", [...]