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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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This impairment was also significantly related to higher level of SCI, lower American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) motor index score, male gender, increased age, increased time since SCI, narrow acromioclavicular joints, poorer perceived health, lower Functional Independence Measure scores, being more likely to need maximum assistance during transfers, and being less likely to push their own wheelchairs.
The influence of ultrasound guidance in the rate of success of acromioclavicular joint injection: an experimental study on human cadavers.
The clinical examination can be difficult because impingement signs can mimic acromioclavicular joint signs or an early frozen shoulder, so a directed injection of local anaesthetic into the area that appears to be the mostly likely origin of the pain can be the most important diagnostic tool.
The current controversy surrounding the management of type 3 acromioclavicular joint dislocations is reviewed, as well as the management of distal biceps tendon ruptures.
O'Brien SJ, Pagnani MJ, Fealy S, McGlynn SR and Wilson JB (1998): The active compression test: a new and effective test for diagnosing labral tears and acromioclavicular joint abnormality.
Arthroscopy is also covered for subacromial decompression and acromioclavicular joint resection, thermal capsulorrhaphy, and other procedures.
OTS3 A CADAVERIC STUDY EXAMINING ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT CONGRUITY AFTER DIFFERENT METHODS OF SURGICAL REPAIR.
The rotation of the clavicle is 40[degrees] to 50[degrees] with only 5[degrees] to 8[degrees] of that motion arising from the acromioclavicular joint with forward elevation and abduction of the arm to 180[degrees] because of the corresponding SC joint motion.
O'Brien SJ, Pagnani MJ, Fealy S, McGlynn SR, Wilson JB 1998: The active compression test: a new and effective test for diagnosing labral tears and acromioclavicular joint abnormality.
These impingement conditions are influenced by a number of anatomical variables, including spurring at the anterior edge of the acromion or at the acromioclavicular joint, the shape of the acromion, or scapular kinematics.
The fourth case, a 35 year old man presented with typical signs and symptoms of an acromioclavicular joint lesion.