AC Separation Copy




Illustration 52 AC Joint Disruption


INJURY TO THE AC JOINT AC joint separation is a common injury to the AC joint and usually results from a fall directly onto the shoulder ( common sports injury ). If the injury is severe enough, the ligaments attaching the clavicle to the scapula might be disrupted ( partially or complete rupture of the CC or AC ligaments ). AC joint separations are classified into six types —-

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