The shoulder labrum is a ring of cartilage that lines and reinforces the ball socket joint of the shoulder. The labrum contributes to the overall stability of the shoulder. When the labrum is torn, the shoulder can become partially or completely dislocated.
There are three ways in which your labrum can be torn:
If you have a torn shoulder labrum, you might experience:
By using physical therapy, we can prescribe exercises that strengthen and stabilize the muscles around the labrum. This will help to stabilize and decrease pain in the shoulder. Don’t let this problem fester, if a torn labrum isn’t treated in a timely manner, it can cause the entire shoulder to freeze up. Give us a call or schedule an appointment today to start your treatment and get back to a pain-free life.