Distal Clavicle Osteolysis (Weightlifter's Shoulder)

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  1. lt1_kid

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    Hello my broly brethern, my friend believes that he may have this condition. He was wondering what is treatment options were. He is hoping to avoid the surgery route. Any of you fellas ever diagnosed with this and if so how did you deal with said condition. Thanks for your time.


    (One type of injury found in weightlifters is osteolysis of the distal clavicle (ODC), a condition in which the collarbone slowly breaks down and dissolves, causing pain, instability, and reduced mobility and strength. Previous research has shown that ODC occurs in over one-quarter of competitive weightlifters. Current research is showing that the condition is indeed very common in both serious amateur and competitive weightlifters.)
     
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    could also have a hooked acromion
     
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    cortisone injection
     
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    or stop the heavy OH pressing
     
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    ART could actually make it worse if it is indeed that and not an impingement
     
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