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Unformatted text preview: arm can also injure the AC joint. There are three degrees of AC joint Injury: 1 st degree sprain 2 nd degree subluxation 3 rd degree dislocation Symptoms of AC joint injury: Pain o Localised over the top of the shoulder o Aggravated by shoulder movements and/or deep breathing Inflammation o Inflammation and bruising will be present at the site of injury o It is the result of torn ligament fibres Diagnosis: Made with X-ray - May show a separation or step deformity of the AC joint Occasionally the clavicle may break at the lateral end, proximal to the AC joint. Again diagnosis is made with X-ray....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10