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labrumtear

Condition

Sports injuries, falls, and other traumatic injuries as well as the overuse most of us are prone to at one time or another, can cause tears to the doughnut of rubbery material that crowns the glenoid. It buffers the space between the ball and socket and gets compressed with every shoulder movement.

Symptoms

Some symptoms of a labral tear include:

  • catching,
  • locking,
  • popping,
  • grinding,
  • occasional night pain,
  • pain with daily activities,
  • a sense of instability in the shoulder,
  • decreased range of motion, and
  • loss of strength.

Treatment
Physiotherapy & Chiropractic Treatments include light stretches for the support muscles, Therapeutic Ultrasound, and the use of TENS machine to relieve pain.

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