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Of, relating to, or affecting both the scapula and the clavicle.
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"JT has got a pretty severe ac (acromioclavicular) issue.
The lifetime prevalence of shoulder pain ranges from 7% to 67%, with incidence of about 1.5% per year.[1],[2] The most common cause of shoulder pain has been reported to be rotator cuff disorders, acromioclavicular joint disease and glenohumeral joint disorders.[3] Other causes are mostly nonspecific and there lacks reliable tools for clinical assessment.[3] Therefore, the research of shoulder pain etiology is limited.
On musculoskeletal examination, tenderness over the left acromioclavicular joint, right glenohumeral joint, and bilateral knees with no apparent joint effusions was observed.
No pain was appreciated over the short or long head of the biceps tendon or the sternoclavicular or acromioclavicular joints.
The foramen then serves as a conduit for the suprascapular nerve, which gives sensory branches to ligamentous structures associated with the acromioclavicular and shoulder joints and motor branches to supraspinatus and infraspinatus (Aydinlioglu et al.; Bayramoglu et al., 2003; Urguden et al., 2004; Sabanciogullari et al., 2006; Ofusori et al., 2008).
Bell reported that the movement that produced the maximum force across the acromioclavicular joint was horizontal adduction and abduction (Bell R and Noe, 1993).
Osteoarthritis of acromioclavicular joint is a common occurrence in our study.
The 30-year-old Glik, a stalwart of the Polish defence, injured a shoulder a little after the FIFA deadline for naming the final squad."During a training session, Kamil Glik suffered a ligament injury to his acromioclavicular joint," the Polish football federation said in a statement.
However, at the 7-year follow-up, the patient had developed a synovial cyst arising from the acromioclavicular joint requiring aspirations and indicative of rotator cuff deterioration.
The markers were positioned over the lateral border of the arm (between the humeral epicondyle and the acromioclavicular joint markers), acromioclavicular joint, second metacarpal, lateral epicondyle of the humerus, the lateral border of the thigh (between the femoral epicondyle and anterior superior iliac spines), anterior/posterior superior iliac spines, the lateral border of the leg (between the lateral malleolus and femoral epicondyle markers), second metatarsal head, calcaneus, lateral malleolus, lateral epicondyle of the femur.