Traumatic AC joint injuries are most common in individuals who sustain a fall and land on the outside of the shoulder or onto a hand (eg, a football player who is tackled, a bicyclist who crashes, or a manual laborer who falls off a ladder.
Current Concepts in the Management of Distal Radius Fractures the mechanism of injury and may facilitate manual reduction of a distal radius fracture. Type I fractures are The fracture classification of Diego Fernandez, M. D. based upon the mechanism of injury.
An AC joint separation, or AC joint sprain, is an injury to the ligament that holds the acromioclavicular joint together at the top of the shoulder. It is usually caused by a fall onto an outstretched arm and there can be different grades of damage. Patient and method. A 36 years old manual worker who sustained a combined injury of AC joint (grade III) and CP comminuted base fracture had been treated surgically in our hospital using a biplanar fixation technique; blind 4 mm cannulated screw for the CP fracture and anatomic reconstruction of the AC ligament using FibreTape (Arthrex, Naples, FL); to add stability in both the vertical and To receive news and publication updates for Case Reports in Orthopedics, enter your email address in the box below.
Anteroposterior shoulder radiograph demonstrated a Type III AC joint separation with CP fracture Currently there are two different classification systems for isolated CP fractures.
Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injury Download as PDF The Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint is a common site of injury particularly for athletes involved in contact and collision sports such as Australian football and rugby (league and union), and throwing sports such as shotput.
The acromioclavicular joint or AC joint is what causes Acromioclavicular Joint Problems and AC joint osteoarthritis. Read about Acromioclavicular Joint Problems and the AC joint Injury classification. AC joint disruption (Rockwood Classification) pneumothorax if there is associated clavicular fracture. The Classification and Treatment of Acromioclavicular Separations Steven Klepps, MD which is a distal clavicle fracture that can mimic an AC joint separation. In a young ad The Classification and Treatment of Acromioclavicular Separations.
AP () Classification of AC Joint Separation Rockwood Classification, 1990 4, 6 Type I surgery especially in those who do heavy lifting or repetitive manual labor. The study did not Acute Fracture clavicle, coracoid process, acromial process 19. 6 Classification of AC joint separations. Proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint injury. PIP joint injuries are very common in athletes. The joint is a hinge, This is typically from the distal attachment and may have a small avulsion fracture noted on radiograph.
Acromioclavicular Joint Disorders. Jump to: navigation This classification of AC joint injuries assists in deciding on appropriate treatment options and helps to avoid complications by failure to recognise the pattern of injury. Manual Physical Therapy for InjectionConfirmed Nonacute Acromioclavicular Joint Pain. Journal of orthopaedic An acromioclavicular joint separation, or AC separation, is a very frequent injury among physically active people. The classification helps the physician choose the correct treatment approach.
Grades I III are usually treated nonoperatively. no more tenderness when the AC joint is touched, and manual traction does not cause pain