The labrum is fibrous cartilage found in the shoulder and hip joints. They are ball-and-socket types of synovial joints where the arm or the leg meets the body. A labrum tear can be partial or complete. It usually requires surgical treatment with postoperative therapy and pain management. The condition is completely curable depending upon the patient's age, sex, and postoperative compliance.
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Query: Hi doctor, I had a labrum tear. I had shoulder surgery done a month ago. They repaired the tissues back into place. My cousins have planned for a trip to the beach next month. The doctor has advised me to take off the sling that week. I do not know if I can go with them soon after removing the slin... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you recently had surgery on the shoulder (I guess it is arthroscopic Bankart repair). In any case, I would not restrict you from going to the occasion. However, I generally advise my patients not to lift the arm or rotate the arm outwards for a min... Read Full »