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AC joint Osteoarthritis

WHAT IS SHOULDER PAIN DUE TO ACROMIOCLAVICULAR OSTEOARTHRITIS?

The acromioclavicular joint is a joint at the top of the shoulder. It is the junction between the acromion and the clavicle. This joint can develop degenerative arthritis and osteoarthritis.

HOW IS IT DIAGNOSED?

Patients with shoulder pain due to acromioclavicular osteoarthritis can usually localize it accurately […]

Shockwave Therapy

DEVELOPMENT OF THE SHOCKWAVE THERAPY

Shockwave therapy as a medical application was originally developed as a means for pulverizing kidney stones. Since 1989, it has also been employed with considerable success at university clinics to treat non- or poorly healing bone fractures.

Since 1991, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) has been employed as an alternative […]

Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome

SYMPTOMS

Gradual onset of diffuse or localised exercise-induced pain at the lateral aspect of the knee without preceding trauma. It is most common in long-distance runners and is often labelled ‘runner’s knee’.

AETIOLOGY

This is a stress reaction; periostitis often combined with bursitis at the insertion of the iliotibial tract at the distal lateral femur […]

Morton’s Neuroma

SYMPTOMS

Sharp radiating exercise-induced pain or dysaestesia between two metatarsal bones, most often between MT III and MT IV, without obvious preceding trauma. There are often bilateral symptoms. Usually it occurs in adults and particularly in middleaged recreational athletes who wear tight shoes.

AETIOLOGY

This syndrome is caused by entrapment of an inter-digital nerve between […]

Shoulder Pain due to Acromioclavicular Osteoarthritis

WHAT IS SHOULDER PAIN DUE TO ACROMIOCLAVICULAR OSTEOARTHRITIS?

The acromioclavicular joint is a joint at the top of the shoulder. It is the junction between the acromion and the clavicle. This joint can develop degenerative arthritis and osteoarthritis.

HOW IS IT DIAGNOSED?

Patients with shoulder pain due to acromioclavicular osteoarthritis can usually localize it accurately […]