A separated shoulder occurs to the AC Joint ligaments that hold your collarbone (clavicle) to your shoulder blade. The ligaments can either partially tear or fully tear around the AC joint.
Acromioclavicular- AC Joint Separation | Separated Shoulder by Dr. Richard Bartholomew What is the AC Joint? The AC Joint, also called the Acromioclavicular Joint, is where the collarbone (clavicle) meets the highest point of the shoulder blade (acromion) meet and form a joint. It is a small joint, but commonly sprained in car [...]