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    Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries/ Shoulder Separation

    Suffering from shoulder movement difficulty, drooping of shoulder or pain & swelling over the tip of the shoulder? If you are suffering from this problem, then you might be suffering from an acromioclavicular joint injury. Feel free to book an appointment online to get treated by one of the best orthopaedic doctors.

    Dr. Aditya Sai

    MS, DNB (Orthopaedics)

    Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries/ Shoulder Separation

    The Acromio-Clavicular Joint overlies the shoulder joint and is an important connection between the upper limb and the axial skeleton ( The Spine) though which load transmission occur .

    Injuries to the acromio-clavicular joint include distal clavicle fracture and subluxations which may occur due to fall on the tip of the shoulder.

    Symptoms 

    • Pain and swelling over the tip of the shoulder
    • Difficulty in shoulder movement
    • Prominence of the collarbone
    • Drooping of the shoulder

    The initial home treatment should be with R.I.C.E protocol and sling application . Consult a shoulder surgeon for these complicated injuries as untreated they can lead to arthritis of the acromioclavicular joint , weakness and drooping of the shoulder.

    Treatment

    Definitive treatment is non operative for grade I & II injuries . In grade III injuries and above surgical treatment is indicated for optimal outcome.

    Surgical treatment consists of Arthroscopic repair with suspensory device which allows the benefit of cosmesis and early return of function.

    Chronic injuries need arthroscopic reconstruction the acromioclavicualr joint with tendon graft harvested from the knee joint.

    Why Choose Us?

    Dr. Aditya Sai is a renowned surgical orthopedic doctor practising in Mumbai. He has 15+ years of experience, with 10+ years of specialization in Shoulder Surgery, Knee & Hip Arthroscopy And Joint Preservation.

    15,000+

    Patients Treated

    15+ Years

    Years of Experience

    3,000+

    Procedures Performed

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