Labral tear of the shoulder

The labrum is a cup-shaped rim of cartilage around the ball-and-socket joint of the shoulder. A labral tear can result from injury or wear and tear. 

Symptoms of Labral tear of the shoulder
 You might experience pain, instability or even dislocation of the shoulder.
 Although labral tears may be diagnosed by physical exam, an MRI is used to confirm the diagnosis.
Many labral tears just need rest and physical therapy but some will require arthroscopic surgery called labral fixation.

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