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Research Article - Journal of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine (2017) Volume 1, Issue 1

Reconstruction of coracoclavicular and acromioclavicular ligaments under small incision for the treatment of old acromioclavicular joint dislocation.

Acromioclavicular joint dislocation is a common shoulder joint injury, reported in the literature. Its incidence in the population is of about 0.15%, shoulder injury accounts for about 12%. For Rockwood type, who belong to type I and type II injuries, the coracoclavicular ligament injury is not obvious and can be a conservative treatment; type III (in dispute) and above injury i.e., acromioclavicular ligament, joint capsule and coracoclavicular ligament tear, all complete dislocation of the distal and the proposed surgical treatment. Acromioclavicular joint dislocation treatment methods such as grams of needles, coracoid screws, clavicular hook plate, micro-plate and so on. However, there are few articles about the treatment of old acromioclavicular joint dislocation. Recently, our hospital admitted to the old acromioclavicular joint dislocation. In 1 case, the patient through the reconstruction of the oblique, conical ligaments, and at the same time reconstruction of the acromioclavicular ligament and the upper joint capsule. No. 5 cherish line as a protection line, and then use a No. 5 line of love as a tension zone with acromioclavicular joint to further maintain Acromioclavicular joint stability. The patient underwent a small incision reconstruction coracoid and acromioclavicular ligaments shoulder function recovered well. Now, reporting as follows.

Author(s): Tao Jun, Chen Pu, Guo Huimin, Li Wenfeng, Yang Yongpeng, Tao Wei

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