A wave of anticipation and excitement can be felt as a new hockey season approaches. With hockey being a collision sport, risk of injury is high. For players, parents, and coaches alike, it is important to be aware of the most common injuries that can happen on the ice.
The most common shoulder injuries in hockey include acromioclavicular (A-C joint) separation in the shoulder, clavicle (collarbone) fractures, and shoulder dislocations. Dr. John MacGillivray, Orthopedic Surgeon, discusses these three common hockey injuries and the treatments that can get you back on the ice.