Anterior glenohumeral dislocation occurs from falling on an outstretched arm. Acromioclavicular separation may be caused by a direct blow to the shoulder that drives the acromion down in relation to the clavicle. "Skier's thumb," a common hand injury, occurs when the ulnar collateral ligament is subjected to forced abduction and hyperextension.
Dry needling acupuncture is very helpful in reducing pain and swelling when used in addition to conventional treatment.
Ice hockey is often described as the fastest team game, and because of the speed and style of play, it is regarded as a violent, aggressive sport with a high risk of many different types of injury.37,38
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