Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injuries

Grade I and II injuries: sling for 3-7 days, taking into account severity of pain and patient age. Encourage early range of motion, especially in elderly patients. (Montellese 2004) Type III injuries: Ensure orthopedic follow up for possible operative management. Type IV-VI injuries: Uncommon and are frequently in the setting of polytrauma. They require careful […]

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