Acromioclavicular joint injuries (also referred to as AC joint injuries) are common in athletic populations and account for 40%-50% of shoulder injuries in many contact sports. Most often, lacrosse, hockey, rugby, football, and other sports that involve direct impact are affected. Recent improvements in understanding the biomechanics and anatomy of the AC joint have led to an evolution of new treatments.
This clinical focus: Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries: Anatomy, Diagnosis and Treatment features some of the new diagnostic and treatment options associated with AC joint injuries and offers insight on the anatomy of the acromioclavicular joint. Allograft reconstruction techniques are also reviewed and patient outcomes discussed. Download a copy of Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries: Anatomy, Diagnosis and Treatment below.
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