Acromioclavicular Joint AC joint Video

By Garry S. Kitay, MD

Acromioclavicular Joint or AC Joint Video

 

Please watch this Video by Dr. Kitay on the the AC Joint of the Shoulder. 

Dr. Kitay has been a member of JOI since 1996 and treats all disorders of the hand, elbow, and shoulder in patients of all ages.  To schedule with Dr. Kitay, please call 904-564-2000. 

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In this video, he discusses about Acromioclavicular Joint and how it occurs. For more information about this topic, go to separated shoulder.  JOI and JOI Rehab have shoulder experts who can treat all of the shoulder conditions related to orthopedic care.  Our therapists and physicians work together to make sure that our patients have the best outcomes.

The AC Joint in the Shoulder is a joint where the acromion bone and the clavicle bone.  There are ligaments which provide stability to this joint.  The AC joint is usually injured with some sort of contact or impact to the top of the shoulder.  It can occur in an auto accident or in contact sports like football.

Acromioclavicular Joint

Shoulder AC Joint

Related to AC Joint injuries in sports, our Certified Athletic Trainers work at many of the high schools and colleges in Jacksonville.  They can make sure that the AC Joint is has the proper padding and the proper shoulder pads for safe return to sport.

To read more about the shoulder, please go to our Trending Shoulder Articles. 

If you are interested in scheduling an appointment at JOI Rehab for physical therapy, go to: JOIonline.net or call 904-858-7045

By: Garry S. Kitay, MD

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