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Do I have a Grade 3, 4, or 5 AC Joint Separation?

Posted On: 02 Jun 2017

Do I have a Grade 3, 4, or 5 AC Joint Separation? Unfortunately, it is challenging to find out if someone has suffered a grade 3, 4 or 5 ac joint separation. Look at the situation that Trevor Siemian, QB for the Denver Broncos, experienced. Instead of the initial diagnosis that he sustained a grade […]

International Shoulder Course Presentation Video

Posted On: 10 May 2017

Nice, France Shoulder Course Presentation on Closed-Loop Double Endobutton Reconstruction for Acromicoclavicular Joint Separation Dr. Steven Struhl was asked to speak at the international Nice Shoulder Course as an ac joint separation specialist, and to share his ground breaking Closed-Loop Double Endobutton reconstruction for an ac joint separation. Some of the key points that Dr. […]

Worth the flight for best AC Joint Surgeon

Posted On: 14 Sep 2016

Worth the Flight for Best AC Joint Surgeon Fifteen years ago Eli B. suffered a shoulder injury when he went in for a tackle and his shoulder went numb. Being in his 30’s he thought to himself, “Everything will heal”. Five years after his injury he was unable to play in his mens baseball league […]

18 months after AC Joint Separation Surgery

Posted On: 26 Apr 2016

Blog 18 months after AC Joint Separation Surgery 18 months after Peter C. had a breakthrough grade 3 AC joint separation surgery performed by Dr. Steven Struhl, Peter is once again enjoying the active lifestyle that he worked so hard his entire life for; even for someone who is 67 plus. After he originally suffered […]

A shoulder separation for Roethlisberger after Burfict sack

Posted On: 12 Jan 2016

Blog A shoulder separation for Roethlisberger after Burfict sack The severe sack that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered on his throwing shoulder on Saturday’s wild card game by linebacker Vontaze Burfict of the Cincinnati Bengals was almost a textbook case of how one could suffer from an AC joint separation. “Big” Ben’s right shoulder […]

Latest Research Confirms the Importance of Multiaxial Fixation for AC Joint Separation

Posted On: 04 Nov 2015

Latest Research Confirms the Importance of Multiaxial Fixation for AC Joint Separation Click here to read publication. New research from a large multi-center study in France confirms that while double endobutton fixation is an important component of clinical success for an AC Joint Separation, better results can be achieved by augmenting the repair with both […]

River Road bike disaster resulted in a Type 3 AC Joint Separation

Posted On: 03 Jun 2015

River Road bike disaster resulted in a Type 3 AC Joint Separation The River Road route next to the Hudson River (just under the George Washington Bridge) is a popular ride for cyclists seeking a hill climbing workout near New York City. Peter C. has been in sports all his life and loves the adrenaline […]

Do I have a Separated Shoulder or an AC Joint Separation?

Posted On: 15 May 2015

Do I have a Separated Shoulder or an AC Joint Separation? So is a “separated shoulder” the same as an “ac joint separation”? Sometimes we do hear people refer to their shoulder injury as a “separated shoulder” and others might refer to it as an “AC Joint Separation”. So the simple answer is they are […]

Double Endobutton Technique better than Adjustable Loop for Separated Shoulder Surgery

Posted On: 29 Jan 2015

Double Endobutton Technique better than Adjustable Loop for Separated Shoulder Surgery Complications from the use of adjustable loop fixation for AC joint separation Click here to read publication. New research published in the Journal of Arthroscopy illustrates the challenges of achieving stable repair and avoiding complications when surgically repairing an AC joint separation. Sang-Jin Shin, […]

Gimbels Ride wreck and Grade 4 AC Joint Separation

Posted On: 29 Aug 2014

Gimbels Ride wreck and Grade 4 AC Joint Separation Gimbels Ride is Westchester’s premier and longest running race pace group for cyclists in the Northeast. The Gimbels Ride has been around for 50-60 years for very competitive riders and has been featured in Bicycle Magazine. During the Summer time you could expect to see over […]

Bike Crash? Fix Your Shoulder Injury Fast!

Posted On: 08 Apr 2014

Bike Crash? Fix Your Shoulder Injury Fast! “I LOVE TO RIDE MY BICYCLE, I LOVE TO RIDE MY BIKE” Even if you don’t recognize the lyrics above from the song, “Bicycle Race” by Queen, if you love riding, you understand and live those words. Bicycles are fantastic. While riding our bikes for our daily commute, […]

AC Joint Separation from Snowboarding…FIXED!

Posted On: 29 Mar 2014

AC Joint Separation from Snowboarding…FIXED! As far as awesome winter sports go, snowboarding is definitely one of the best. As far as sports injuries go, snowboarding is capable of inflicting some of the most painful injuries. Jason B. can attest to that fact after he sustained a Stage 5 Shoulder Separation while he was recently […]

Aaron Rogers Injury – Dr. Struhl Can Help With Yours

Posted On: 21 Nov 2013

Aaron Rogers Injury – Dr. Struhl Can Help With Yours Chances are, you have all heard by now that Aaron Rogers of the Greenbay Packers fractured his clavicle on Monday night when Shea McClellin tackled him from behind. While this is a relatively common sports injury, particularly prevalent in football, rugby, wrestling, and mountain biking, […]

Doctor Specializes in Mountain Bikers Shoulder Injuries

Posted On: 12 May 2013

Doctor Specializes in Mountain Bikers Shoulder Injuries Bring Out the Mountain Bike! With this gorgeous weather happening around us, it’s the time of year when we pull out our mountain bike and take to the trails. Enjoying the endless skylines and amazing scenic trails encourage adventure while off-roading. Whether it’s the challenge and escape that […]

Shoulder Injuries – Strains and Separations

Posted On: 19 Dec 2012

Shoulder Injuries – Strains and Separations Ben Roethlisberger, the talented quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers suffered a shoulder injury after being driven into the ground during a hard sack by the Kansas City Chiefs. Luckily for him that’s all it was. Not so lucky were the likes of Jake Locker QB for the Tennessee Titans […]

Patented AC Joint procedure that gives you your life back

Posted On: 14 Nov 2012

Patented AC Joint procedure that gives you your life back One of the Top 5 injuries occurring in baseball, football, and winter sports is a shoulder injury. Fans can expect to see several unfortunate incidents happen to their favorite college and/or professional teams, and players can only bet on the odds that it won’t happen […]