Fri, 11 January 2019
A crunching tackle, flying headfirst off the bike onto your shoulder, or falling onto an elbow will often be enough to injure an acromio-clavicular joint (ACJ). When your patient walks in supporting their arm, or wearing a collar-and-cuff to offload their ACJ, how will you accurately assess and grade their injury? What will you include in your ACJ patient rehab to help them get back to full shoulder function and return to sport?
In Physio Edge podcast episode 87 with Dr Ian Horsley, Physio with English Rugby, English Institute of Sport and Olympic Team GB, we explore ACJ and clavicular injuries, including:
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Links associated with this episode:
Resources associated with this episode:
Jacob et al. 2017. Classifications in Brief: Rockwood Classification of Acromioclavicular Joint Separations.
Robertson et al. 2016. Return to sport following clavicle factors: a systemic review.
Other Episodes of Interest:
PE 076 - Anterior shoulder pain, long head of biceps tendon pathology and SLAP tears with Jo Gibson
PE 067 - Shoulder special tests and the rotator cuff with Dr Chris Littlewood
PE 043 - Sporting Shoulder with Jo Gibson
PE 040 - Shoulder Simplified With Adam Meakins
Direct download: Physio_Edge_087_AC_Joint_injuries_with_Dr_Ian_Horsley.mp3
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