Tag: Separation

General

Sternoclavicular Separation

Brief Outline of Sternoclavicular Separation Sternoclavicular separation occurs when a ligament connecting the collar bone or clavicle to the breastbone or sternum is torn. Rotation at the joint is affected by this injury, which may occur during contact sports when the shoulder forcefully strikes the ground or is landed upon by another player. The separation […]

Upper Limb

Acromioclavicular Separation

Brief Outline of Acromioclavicular Separation Acromioclavicular separation is a separation of the ligaments that connect the clavicle (collar bone) to the shoulder bones (known as the¬†acromion process). Acromioclavicular (AC) joint injuries generally occur in the course of upper-extremity strength training, various throwing sports, and collision sports (particularly, football and hockey). The injury is common among […]