The AC-joint is situated between the clavicle and the shoulder. Arthrosis is the medical term for osteoarthritis in joints.
When cartilage, synovial fluid and bones are affected, we call it a degenerative joint decease. The symptoms from arthrosis in the AC-joint is stiffness and pain in the front and the top of the shoulder. Only a few experiences extreme pain from this disorder, but to compensate could bring on more suffering.
There are several causes to the AC-joint arthrosis. Age, inheritance and gender are the most common, but the disorder could also come from previous joint damages, strain from hard work or negative body posture.
What you can do yourself:
Find out what triggers your pain
Avoid painful movements
Avoid one-sided work
How we can help:
The body will often compensate for constant and regular pain in vital joints. This pattern could however lead to more pain or other disorders in the longer term. The brain plays a central role in these functions.
KA Klinikken offers you an overall consultation with extensive tests based on the latest research. We analyze how your brain and your nerve system affect the rest of your body, aiming to reduce and remove unwanted pain, and obtain long lasting results.