Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries Overhead Athletes

  title={Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries Overhead Athletes},
  author={Jacques A Denker and L. Pearce Mccarty},
Acromioclavicular (AC) joint injury is encountered commonly in the general population, accounting for up to 9% of all shoulder injuries, but it can be seen with a significantly higher prevalence in athletes. In particular, the thrower׳s shoulder experiences significant rotational forces at the AC joint, meriting special focus when formulating treatment of AC joint pathology to preserve effective overhead mechanics. AC joint pathology observed frequently in an athletic population includes… CONTINUE READING
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