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Here are the possible conditions based on your answers:

AC Separation

The acromioclavicular joint (AC joint) is formed where the clavicle (collarbone) meets the acromion (the bony point on the top of the shoulder blade). The AC joint is stabilized by a joint capsule as well as two coracoclavicular ligaments (the conoid and the trapezoid). When these structures are injured, usually as a result of a direct blow to the shoulder, this results in an AC separation

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Clavicle Fracture

The clavicle is most commonly referred to as your collarbone. It is a long, thin bone that connects the sternum (the vertical bone at the center of your ribcage) to the shoulder. A clavicle fracture, or broken collarbone, is a common injury in many sports.

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Upswing is led by two orthopedic surgeons with over 50 combined years of healthcare leadership and experience.

    Dr. Jay Kimmel

  • Dr. Jay Kimmel is an orthopedic surgeon with Advanced Orthopedics New England. Dr. Kimmel specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis on shoulder and knee injuries.
  • Assistant clinical professor in both the department of family medicine and department of orthopedics at the University of Connecticut.
  • Dr. Kimmel is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and is board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery.
  • Sport of Choice: Tennis

    Dr. Steven Schutzer

  • Dr. Steve Schutzer is a Founding Member and Medical Director of the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center,
  • President of the Connecticut Joint Replacement Surgeons, LLC and Physician Executive for the Orthopedic Service Line at Trinity Health Of New England.
  • Highly sought-after national speaker on value-based healthcare.
  • Sport of Choice: Tae Kwon Do

We suggested this condition because you mentioned these symptoms:

This is not a medical diagnosis. If you are in extreme pain, please dial 911 or go to emergency.

Where does it hurt?


Is this a recent injury?


How did you hurt it?

Fell on shoulder or Hit by another player

Did your shoulder pop out?


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