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Shoulder Separation (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Samuel M Keim, MD, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center.

Coauthor(s): Stephen Hocheder, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona.

Editors: Patrick Taylor, MD, FAAEM, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini Hospital; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM, Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.


Culp, Lisa B., and William A .Romani. "Physical Therapist Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention Following the Surgical Reconstruction of a Grade III Acromioclavicular Joint Separation." Physical Therapy 86.6 June 2006: 857-869. <>.

Last Editorial Review: 7/13/2012

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Acromioclavicular Joint Separations »

The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is a diarthrodial articulation with an interposed fibrocartilaginous meniscal disk that links the hyaline cartilage articular surfaces of the acromial process and the clavicle.

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