The outcome of an unrepaired labrum tear in the shoulder depends on the severity of the damage to the cartilage. If the injury is not severe, activity restrictions and physical therapy are often used before minor surgery... More »

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When the shoulder remains stable and can gain strength through rehabilitation exercises, shoulder labrum surgery is not always necessary. If those do not work, the surgeon is likely to try arthroscopic surgery, as stated... More »

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Physical therapy for a torn labrum in the shoulder often includes shoulder-strengthening exercises such as external and internal rotation to support the joint and decrease strain on the glenoid labrum, according to the A... More »

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In biology a labrum can refer to one of three things: part of the mouthparts of an arthropod, a cartilagenous component of the shoulder or a similar segment of cartilage in the hip. The shoulder and hip labra are the gle... More »

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A tear in the hip labrum is a laceration of the cartilage in the socket of the hip joint, states Mayo Clinic. An extra bone in a joint is called an accessory ossicle and is formed in the tendon of a joint, according to t... More »

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Physical therapy for a torn labrum in the shoulder often includes shoulder-strengthening exercises such as external and internal rotation to support the joint and decrease strain on the glenoid labrum, according to the A... More »

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A superior labral tear, also known as a shoulder SLAP tear, occurs when the labrum, a ring of tissue around the shoulder that keeps the arm in the socket, tears. The injury usually occurs either from a fall on the should... More »

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