What is acromioclavicular joint injury?

Also known as: AC joint injury, shoulder separation

The acromioclavicular joint is the union of bone where the high point of the shoulder blade meets with the collar bone. When this joint becomes injured, it is known as an acromioclavicular joint injury. It is also commonly called a shoulder separation.


Reviewed by: Craig Spurdle, MD

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