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Separated Shoulder (AC Joint Sprain)

Separated Shoulder (AC Joint Sprain)

WHAT IS IT? The Acromioclavicular  (AC) Joint is the joint between the collarbone and the shoulder blade. It is the only bony joint attaching the upper arm to the body and is essential in transferring forces from the arm to the trunk. To keep the joint stable it is reinforced by three thick ligaments; the Acromioclavicular, Coracoclavicular and Coracoacromial ligaments. HOW DOES IT BECOME SEPARATED? A tear of the AC joint usually occurs from force directly on the shoulder, often...

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Is sitting for long periods bad

Don’t Sit Down – This is Important!

We know that repetitive behavior can cause injuries, but scientists have found that the worst type of repetitive behavior could be sitting itself. Any physiotherapist will tell you that the human body is made to move, but in our modern lives it’s hard to avoid sitting. More of our lives are online, our work and entertainment are often done through a screen. Add in the drive to work and you realize we are sitting more now than any other time...

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