• There is a clinical need for therapeutic alternative in patients with persisting painful arthritis of AC-joint and failure of previous treatments. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Although acromioclavicular pain can be treated non-operatively and operatively, there appears to be no consensus on the best practice pathway of care for these patients, with variations in treatment being common place. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Hypoechoic rims were normally present in joints and tendon sheaths owing to physiological synovial fluid and/or cartilage. (bmj.com)
  • Outcomes were assessed with the Constant shoulder (CS) score, Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) score, the simple shoulder test (SST), the Copeland shoulder impingement test, the cross-arm test, pain, stability of the AC joint, and complications. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Chapter advanced evaluation and management among patients undergoing open shoulder stabilization. (goodsamatlanta.org)
  • The purpose of this retrospective IVevidence level study is to present our experience using for the joint stabilization the hook plate described by Blazer 1976. (asesjournal.com)
  • Examination of the shoulder should include inspection, palpation, evaluation of range of motion and provocative testing. (aafp.org)
  • Most clinicians advocate AC joint injections after conservative treatment modalities have been exhausted and pain persists. (medscape.com)
  • Shoulder pain secondary to acromioclavicular joint pain is a common presentation in primary and secondary care but is often poorly managed as a result of uncertainty about optimal treatment strategies. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Although acromioclavicular pain can be treated non-operatively and operatively, there appears to be no consensus on the best practice pathway of care for these patients, with variations in treatment being common place. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • As with any other septic joint, targeted antibiotic coverage based on aspirate cultures is essential, and treatment routinely requires thorough irrigation and debridement. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Without proper treatment, joint destruction and loss of function is common. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • [ 3 ] Primary osteoarthritis is the leading cause of pain in the AC joint. (medscape.com)
  • Diameters of tendons, bursae, cartilage, erosions, hypoechoic rims around tendons and at joints were measured with regard to established standard scans. (bmj.com)