Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Arthritis

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Arthritis

This condition, also called AC joint arthrosis, is a degeneration of the joint at the top of the shoulder where the acromion meets the clavicle.

What is Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Arthritis?

This detailed video explains the causes, symptoms, and treatments of Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Arthritis. Treatment options include cortisone injections, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, use of a splint or brace, exercise, and modification of daily activities. In severe cases, surgery may be necessary to remove damaged portions of the joint.