Acromioclavicular joint disorder

Intro: The acromioclavicular joint is a joint on top of the shoulder where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade. Pain in this joint may be a result of overuse, old age, or a history of past injury.

Symptoms: Brought on by pressing onto the joint, or by raising the arm above the shoulder.

Treatment: Ice, physical therapy, and medication. If unresolved, a steroid joint injection may provide relief, or surgery in rare unresolved cases. It is advised to seek medical attention as soon as possible if an injury is involved.