Often times, the Labral tear is an elusive diagnosis. This can occur in the shoulder that has been dislocated or sustained other more serious injury. Sporting injuries can often lead to Labral tear. This is either by repetitive trauma or again frank injury. Depending on the physical needs of the patient, this often leads to surgery. If the patient is more sedentary or even simply not a sports enthusiast and not engaged in daily physically demanding work, this condition is one that is often treated to reduce pain, improve painless range of motion and joint stabilization. Conservative treatment for Labral tear can be very similar to that for rotator cuff strain or tear. A proper Orthopedic examination by the Surgeon , Physiatrist, Chiropractic or other Physician. MRI or other imaging tests including contrast MRI or arthrogram may be necessary. Restoring proper painless range of motion is a priority. Stabilization exercise both in office and at home through Physical Therapy Exercise treatment manuals are key to recovery.
Modalities including Ultrasound, Interferential Electrostimulation, Microcurrent, TENS and even Electromuscle Stimulation can all be very helpful both in office and properly managed at home programs.
In more severe cases, Surgery may be required for proper treatment and increased stabilization.
No matter what the injury, malady, pain or dysfunction, the more you know, the better off you are. More and more doctors today appreciate a patient who is interested in their condition. In most cases, the more the patient does to help themselves, the more easily their condition will respond to treatment. Most doctors also would rather less invasive approaches to helping patients recover. Home Therapeutics’ are becoming more and more important these days than ever before in the history of modern medicine. Cost containment is one of the driving forces behind this movement. The use of less medication and more therapy and exercise play a very important role.
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