Articles

Acromioclavicular Osteoarthritis

The acromioclavicular joint (known as the AC joint, or ACJ) is the joint between the clavicle (collar bone) and the acromion (the top of the shoulder blade). The ends of the bones are covered in cartilage, and when the cartilage wears out,...

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Acromioclavicular Joint Sprain

The acromioclavicular (AC) joint tends to be injured most often when an individual falls onto the shoulder point directly. The trauma causes the acromion to separate from the collarbone (clavicle), which causes a true dislocation or a...

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Acromioclavicular Joint Separation

The acromioclavicular joint is one of the joints that constitute the shoulder complex. It is formed by the top part of the shoulder blade (acromion) and the collar bone (clavicle). Ligaments are soft tissue structures that support the...

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Adductor Tendinopathy

Adductor tendinopathy is a condition that is characterized by damage to the tissue and an inflammation of the adductor tendon where it attaches to the pelvis, which leads to groin pan.  When it comes to the adductor muscles, they are...

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Adhesive Capsulitis

Adhesive capsulitis tends to cause stiffness and pain in the shoulder.  Over the course of time, the shoulder ends up becoming very hard to move.  The condition only occurs in around 2 percent of the population.  Most of the time, it...

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